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Shade-Grown Coffee Not Just For The Birds

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Shade-Grown Coffee Not Just For The Birds

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Shade-Grown Coffee Not Just For The Birds

Shade-Grown Coffee Not Just For The Birds

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Shade-grown coffee is sometimes called "bird friendly coffee," but a new paper in the journal Current Biology suggests that the plantations also help maintain the genetic diversity of native tree species. Study author Shalene Jha discusses the research and its implications.

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