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Coffee Growers

Our Coffee Addiction Could Destroy Earth’s Tropical Forests

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

Coffee producers may need a wake-up call. Soaring demand for the caffeinated brew could hasten destructive climate change by encouraging producers to ...

This Startup Is Trying To Revolutionize Your Morning Coffee

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.29.2015 | World

Judging from the numbers, you probably enjoy your morning cup of coffee as much as I do. Global coffee consumption has doubled over the last 40 years....

10 Reasons Fair-Trade Coffee Doesn't Work

Bruce Wydick | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Bruce Wydick

I see you, smugly smiling over your morning cup of fair-trade coffee, gratified at the unimaginable impact your thoughtfully chosen beans must be bringing to poor coffee growers overseas. Well, think again.

WATCH: The Truth About Fair Trade Coffee

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Does "fair trade" automatically mean you're getting a better cup of coffee? In a new video, Vocativ takes a closer look at what the "fair trade" label...

How Coffee Can Change the World -- Part 2 -- The Rainforest Alliance

Adam Pesce | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Adam Pesce

Coffee production worldwide accounts for over 30 million acres of land use -roughly the size of England - giving the coffee industry a lot of space to either harm or benefit the environment. And for too long, coffee producers unknowingly chose the path of harm.

Coffee Hit By Global Warming, Growers Say

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GUATEMALA CITY--Coffee producers say they are getting hammered by global warming, with higher temperatures forcing growers to move to prized higher gr...