Coffee extinction could make it hard for future generations to wake up11/10/2012
If you rely on precious caffeine to get you through the morning, you won't like this: Wild Arabica coffee is in danger of being almost completely wiped out by 2080. "So what?" you might be thinking, your shaking hands clutched around a steaming mug. "The coffee I buy is grown from commercially cultivated Arabica crops, not wild ones." That's true, but commercially grown Arabica (which accounts for around 70 percent of the world's coffee production) relies on wild Arabica to maintain its genetic diversity. Plantation-grown Arabica has limited genetic stock, and can't quickly adapt to threats like climate change, disease and pests. So if you really want to do your great-grandchildren a favor, leave them some coffee in your will. [Source]
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