Category: climate change

Robusta Coffee Not as Robust Against Rising Temperatures, Research Shows

New research suggests that robusta coffee plants may not be as robust as commonly considered, particularly in environments with rising temperatures due to climate change. A study built upon...

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New Research Highlights the Benefits of Shade-Grown Coffee in Brazil

According to research published earlier this year, Brazil’s Southeastern Mountain coffee growing region could see a drastic loss of its viable coffee growing landscapes by the year 2050, due...

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NGO-Led Alliance for Resilient Coffee Launches Anew

There’s a new resource for actors throughout the coffee world to explore information and resources towards developing climate resiliency and adaptation in the coffee sector. The Alliance for Resilient...

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Mekong Coffee Growers Struggle with Drought and a Warming Climate

Drought aggravated by climate change is hurting coffee growers in the Mekong region, and intensive farming techniques are part of the problem. In villages around the city of Buon...

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The Lasting Impact of Coffee Leaf Rust: Past, Present and Future in the Fight Against Fungus

(Editor’s note: The following comes from an article by Chris Kornman that appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of Roast Magazine. Click here to read the full article.) “Lucky”...

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