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Löfbergs roasteries intends to reduce its climate impact 40% by 2020. By blending its liquid petroleum gas (LPG) with bio LPG, the company’s roasters already are operating cleaner. more

Coffee Report

Training for Nicaragua Coffee Smallholders

Photo by Monika Firl, Coop Coffees

Grow Ahead, a non-profit organization supporting small-scale coffee farmers, has begun farmer-to-farmer training in the organization’s climate resiliency program. more

Coffee Report

Royal Botanic Gardens researcher Aaron Davis hesitated last year to leap to conclusions despite three intense years of study, but the initial work done by his team showed trouble ahead for Ethiopia’s coffee gardens. more

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Short-term heat waves can stunt the flowering of arabica plants, a recent university study indicates. And, no flowering means no fruit is produced. more

Coffee Report

Puerto Rico may be getting warmer and drier and those changes in climate could threaten the country’s coffee group. A new study by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that climate change may harm growing conditions. more

Coffee Report

He's coffee’s best chance against climate change. more

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Temperature increases make southern Brazil, once a powerhouse of production, coffee-friendly again. more

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Follow the Frog is an ongoing Rainforest Alliance campaign to engage consumers in supporting businesses with sustainable practices. more

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A University of Exeter study suggests a “perfect storm” of bad weather and decreased use of fertilizers led to the rapid expansion of Coffee Leaf Rust (Roya) in Central America. more

Coffee Report

The cradle of coffee may be its salvation as researchers working in Ethiopia identify farm-level adaptations to protect arabica from threats posed by climate change. more

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