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Is Your Coffee Destroying the Environment?

When we buy our fancy coffee at our favorite local coffee joint, we probably assume we're getting quality ingredients that are a-okay with the environment. Sadly, new research shows that this is not a…

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Coffee Plantation Forests: Best for Birds?

By Jennifer Hattam, TreeHugger Clearing wooded "shade" plantations for open farmland doesn't just hurt biodiversity, it may also make it more difficult to control pests and can lead to crop losse…

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What’s Brewing in Your Coffee?

Coffee is one of the most important crops to buy both organic and fair trade for a variety of environmental and social reasons--so learn the rich story behind your cup of Joe. By the numbers: $80 …

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