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Coffee farmers in Vilcaniza, Alto Mayo
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As pandemic pounded Peru, one region thrived on coffee, carbon

By Vanessa Bauza

April 9, 2021
Across Peru, the COVID-19 pandemic has left millions without jobs. But in the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, where the Amazon meets the Andes, coffee farmers were spared much of the economic devastation that gripped Peru’s cities and towns.
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coffee-beans
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Report: Coffee companies pledge to tackle the bitter consequences of climate change

By Kiley Price

February 1, 2021
Freshly brewed, a new report on the future of sustainable coffee offers grounds for optimism.
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Climate Week: The climate solution in your cup

By Kiley Price

September 25, 2020
This year, at New York Climate Week, one conservationist offered a climate-friendly solution to producing one of the world’s favorite crops: coffee.
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Coffee rust, climate exodus, green recovery: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

September 21, 2020
In case you missed it: Coffee crops are experiencing their own pandemic, the impacts of climate change could force millions of people across the United States to relocate, and cities in the U.S. are investing in green infrastructure to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
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From bean to barista: 4 things to know about coffee and climate

By Kiley Price

October 1, 2019
Our sustainable coffee expert explains how climate change is ravaging coffee farms all over the world — and how you can help.
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