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Coffee vs. the Environment

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular commodities.  It is traded more than all other commodities, except for crude oil.  With such a high demand and so much production going on throughout the world, the coffee industry has the potential to significantly impact our environment.  Indeed, in the last several decades, the effects of […]

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What is ecoagriculture?

“Ecoagriculture” is a term coined in 2000 by Sara Scherr and Jeffrey McNeely, authors of the Future Harvest-commissioned report Common Ground, Common Future: How Ecoagriculture Can Help Feed the World and Save Wild Biodiversity. Ecoagriculture conveys a vision of rural communities managing their resources to jointly achieve three broad goals at a landscape scale — […]

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