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Green Coffee-growing Practices Buffer Climate-change Impacts

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October 10, 2008
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University of Michigan
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Chalk up another environmental benefit for shade-grown Latin American coffee: University of Michigan researchers say the technique will provide a buffer against the ravages of climate change in the coming decades.

Mature Coffee Berries - Coffee berries on a branch of the coffee bush, Chiapas, Mexico.
Credit: Photo by Shinsuke Uno

Chalk up another environmental benefit for shade-grown Latin American coffee: University of Michigan researchers say the technique will provide a buffer against the ravages of climate change in the coming decades.


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