Study finds Coffee could soon go extinct


New research show 60 percent of Coffee species found in the wild could soon go extinct.

Researchers in the United Kingdom warn climate change, deforestation, drought and plant disease are all contributing to the risk.

Out of 124 types of wild Coffee, 75 are at risk of extinction. An estimated 35 out of the 124 species grow in areas with no conservation protection.

The most popular kind for commercial production, Arabica, is already on the endangered species list.

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