Summary of recent research directly from the paper, not the press release.
More negative outcomes of the trade in kopi luwak — coffee beans pooped out by civets.
Let’s take a look at what a recent scientific paper ACTUALLY said about the impacts of climate change on coffee, versus what the media had to say.
Research on pollination, change in historical pollinators, and fruit set in India, in recognition of Pollinator Week.
How does the surrounding landscape influence the presence and dispersal of three coffee pests?
The science journal Nature recently ran a great article outlining the problems in growing an ultra-low or caffeine-free variety of coffee, particularly one that would be commercially-viable. It goes over […]
Shade coffee in Puerto Rico: perception and reality.
Bugs, bacteria, and the potato defect in East African coffee. Very nerdy post.
Want warblers to eat your coffee berry borers? Give them some forest to sleep in.
In 2001, an endemic coffee species, Coffea kihansiensis, was discovered in the Kihansi River gorge in the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania. The entire range of this species is estimated at […]
It’s not just that you have fruit trees on a farm, but what types they are, that are important for birds.
Some like it hot: The influence and implications of climate change on coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) and coffee production in east Africa. Jaramillo et al. 2011. PLoS One. An […]
This paper looked at the diversity and abundance of frogs and salamanders in an area of tropical montane cloud forest, shade coffee farms, and corn plantations in southern Mexico.
Coffee rust (Hemileia vastarix) is fungus that is one of the most devastating coffee diseases in the world. Native to Africa, it is now present in every coffee-growing nation. Infected […]
Intensifying production while conserving biodiversity Food security and the ability of agricultural lands to feed over 9 billion people by 2050 is an increasingly-discussed topic. Part of this issue is […]