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Study Shows Growing Coffee and Cacao in Shade Helps Birds


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Shade-coffee_Cerulean-Warbler-Reserve-Colombia_Brian-SmithTN.jpgWhile natural forests provide the best habitat for tropical birds, a new study from the University of Utah found that wooded "shade" plantations - called agroforests -- that produce coffee and chocolate with some native forest trees left standing, provide four times greater bird diversity than open farmland.

 

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