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Saving Coffee From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Coffee, Under-Threat, Arabica, Robusta, extinction )

Ray
- 342 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two billion cups of coffee are drunk around the world every day and 25 million families rely on growing coffee for a living. Over the past 15 years,
Starbucks Comes to Tottori; Poster Compares It to Perry Arriving in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: Starbucks, coffee, Japan, Tottori, Snaba Coffee, off-beat, culture )

Naoko
- 347 days ago - japantoday.com
There's still at least one place that's Starbucks-free, though, and that's Tottori, the last prefecture in Japan without a branch of its own.
Regular Coffee Drinkers Have 'Cleaner' Arteries
Offbeat  (tags: Heart, arteries, Health, Coffee )

Ray
- 420 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe.
GOOD NEWS for Coffee Drinkers! Regular Coffee Drinkers Have 'Cleaner' Arteries
Offbeat  (tags: Coffee, good news for coffee drinkers, Korean study, heart disease )

Evelyn
- 426 days ago - bbc.com
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe. The study authors say more research is needed to confirm and explain the link.
Bird Spit Coffee? Asia Firms Seek Global Appetite for China Delicacy
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, coffee, bird's nest )

Angie
- 432 days ago - msn.com
Prized in China for is alleged health benefits for hundreds of years, nests made from swiftlets' saliva are being mixed into coffee and cereal as the Southeast Asian producers of the delicacy seek to broaden its appeal, and their profit margins.
At New York's Cat Café, You Can Drink Coffee and Commune With Cats -- as Long as You Have a Reservation
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, news, cats, cafe, coffee, New York )

Angie
- 469 days ago - msn.com
New York isn't known as a city that lags behind on global trends. Yet it took 16 years after the first cat café opened in Taipei for the public marriage of coffee and cat to be formalized here.
Force-Fed Berries and Kept in Cramped Cages: The Horrific Abuse Suffered By Animals to Make a Cup of 'Cat Poo Coffee'
Offbeat  (tags: Kopi Luvak, civet cats, coffee, Australia, petition, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 562 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Animal coffee, or kopi luvac, is the world's most expensive coffee, and can cost up to $50 per cup in Australia
World's Most Expensive Coffee Tainted By 'Horrific' Civet Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, civets, cruelty, coffee )

Cher
- 1260 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Asian palm civets are force-fed a debilitating diet of coffee berries to create Kopi Luwak
We Try Cat Poop Coffee at Catster HQ
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, civets, feces, coffee )

Cher
- 1287 days ago - catster.com
Our community manager came back from Vietnam with coffee made from poop. We put it to the test.
Colombia Coffee Exports at Risk, Due to Red Spider Mites
Offbeat  (tags: coffee, spider mites, environment, protection )

Cher
- 1330 days ago - greenerideal.com
Red spider mites have reportedly attacked many plantations in Caldas, the No. 4 coffee producing region in Colombia. This area contributes about 10 percent to the country's total coffee output.
ACTION ALERT: Stop Abusing Coffee! The Dog Meant to Sit With a Pipe ! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: mets game, dog, coffee, exploitated, abuse, outrage )

Simone
- 1820 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Coffee is FORCED to sit outside Citi Field with a pipe in his mouth every Mets home game for hours on end. Something needs to be done about this. Many may think it's cute or that he is trained. This is a form of abuse and it's not natural.
Mona Lisa Painting Made From Cups Filled With Coffee
Offbeat  (tags: art, pictures, videos, mona-lisa, coffee, milk, strange, offbeat )

Nikola
- 1992 days ago - bored-night.com
The Mona Lisa, one of the world's most famous paintings, has been recreated with 3,604 cups of coffee - and 564 pints of milk. The different colours were created by adding no, little or lots of milk to each cup of black coffee.
Ground for Ground: Put Your Coffee Back Into the Earth
Offbeat  (tags: ground, coffee, earth, recycle, compost, waste )

Merissa
- 2079 days ago - mnn.com
Coffee grounds are better than gold in the garden. One Australian man got fed up with all the wasted grounds and started up a movement to get them back into the soil.
What's This Story About Goats and Coffee Beans?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, photos, pictures, travel, fun goats, coffee )

Brian
- 2084 days ago - greenmountaincafe.com
An Ethiopian goatherd named Kaldi spends his days with his goats out grazing . Then one day he notices the goats eating the waxy leaves and red cherries of what we now know of as a coffee tree. The story goes that the goats get a coffee buzz -
 

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