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Gourmet Coffee Eats Into Panama Forest


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Cal
- 2246 days ago - reuters.com
Panama's gourmet coffees fetch record prices for their prized flavors but the strong demand is convincing some growers to clear land illegally and plant in one of the country's few protected highland forests.



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RC deWinter (418)
Thursday July 24, 2008, 4:22 pm
What a waste of natural resources for STARBUKCS.
 

Bronwyn H. (228)
Thursday July 24, 2008, 5:09 pm
Noted and thanks for the story Cal.
 

Scott Shaubel (816)
Thursday July 24, 2008, 10:46 pm

- to any one who drinks that gourmet coffee,
and notes these stories,.. you are delusional hypocrits.

.. just my opinion.. (a fact).. :o)
 

Lil Judd (70)
Friday July 25, 2008, 12:18 pm
I'm a tea drinker for life. But I have to wonder what harm the planting of tea plants creates.

 
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