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Buzz Kill: Climate Change Threatens Coffee-Pollinating Bees

Buzz Kill: Climate Change Threatens Coffee-Pollinating Bees

By Marlene Cimons The best coffee grows in the mountains, where it is cool. It needs low temperatures to thrive, which is why growers often put shade trees in their fields. But the mountains are getting hotter. And the higher you go, the less room there is to grow coffee. This is one reason scientists […]

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    Buzz Kill: Climate Change Threatens Coffee-Pollinating Bees

    Buzz Kill: Climate Change Threatens Coffee-Pollinating Bees

    By Marlene Cimons The best coffee grows in the mountains, where it is cool. It needs low temperatures to thrive, which is why growers often put shade trees in their fields. But the mountains are getting hotter. And the higher you go, the less room there is to grow coffee. This is one reason scientists […]

    Climate Change Could Cut Coffee Production by 50%

    Climate Change Could Cut Coffee Production by 50%

    Climate change could reduce global coffee production 50 percent by 2050, endangering the livelihoods of more than 120 million of the world’s poorest people. According to a new report, rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns are already impacting coffee crops from Africa to Central America and the effects will worsen in the coming decades. Coffee […]

    You Asked, Starbucks Listened: Almond Milk Coming to U.S. Stores Sept. 6

    You Asked, Starbucks Listened: Almond Milk Coming to U.S. Stores Sept. 6

    For all the Starbucks customers who have been asking for almond milk as a non-dairy option, your voice has been heard. Almond milk is coming to more than 4,600 U.S. Starbucks stores starting Sept. 6. Starbucks Almond milk will become Starbucks third non-dairy offering. Soy milk was introduced in 2004, followed by coconut milk in […]

    Coffee: Good or Bad?

    Coffee: Good or Bad?

    “Dr. Hyman, I’m so confused about coffee,” writes this week’s house call. “One day I read that it’s so bad for me and the next it’s good for me. Why all the conflicting information?” Let’s face it: Americans love their coffee, which is the number one source of antioxidants in our diet—which actually makes me […]

    Why Coffee Is Good for You

    Why Coffee Is Good for You

    By Kris Gunnars Coffee is one of the healthiest beverages on the planet. Coffee contains compounds that have important health benefits. Photo credit: Shutterstock It is more than just dark-colored liquid with caffeine. Coffee actually contains hundreds of different compounds, some of which have important health benefits. Several massive studies have now shown that the […]