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Climate, Habitat Threaten Wild Coffee Species

December 22nd, 2009 12:31 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “BBC reports that Dr. Aaron Davis of the Royal Botanical Gardens claims ‘almost three-quarters of the world’s wild coffee species are threatened, as a result of habitat loss and climate change. “Conserving the genetic diversity within this genus has implications for the sustainability of our daily cup, particularly as coffee plantations are highly susceptible to climate change.’”

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