Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn

FILE PHOTO - A worker harvests arabica coffee cherries at a plantation near Pangalengan, West Java, Indonesia May 9, 2018. Picture taken May 9, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside

LONDON (Reuters) – Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, scientists warned on Wednesday. Research published by experts at Britain’s Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew found that current conservation measures for wild coffee species are not […]

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