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Is Coffee In Danger Of Extinction?
2011-10-17 12:23:15

Starbucks sustainability chief said the company has been pushing the Obama administration over concerns about the world coffee supply being threatened by climate change, according to a report by The Guardian. Jim Hanna told the news agency that Starbuck's coffee farmers are already seeing the effects of climate change, with severe hurricanes and bugs that are resistant to pesticides. "If we sit by and wait until the impacts of climate change are so severe that is impacting our supply...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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