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Wake up: You need sustainable coffee

© Leonel Mijangos

The morning drink of choice for millions of people around the world starts with a tree in a tropical country.

Unfortunately, the harvest of this magical bean is not always sustainable. In some cases, coffee production drives deforestation and increases the likelihood of infestation by pests and disease (raising the price of your cup in the process).

Scroll down to find out more about sustainable coffee, and click here to read about how one coffee-growing community in Peru has shown that sustainability is good for the bottom line.