COFFEE GROWING TAKES AWAY VALUABLE WILDLIFE HABITAT!

Across Africa, weak enforcement of environmental laws has hurt its forests, with illegal logging depleting vast woodlands. Now the huge demand for commodity crops globally also risks increasing the pressure on tropical forests across sub-Saharan Africa, a new study shows. Growing multinational investments in industrial plantations are contributing to deforestation, and to the social and…

via The world’s craving for chocolate and coffee is damaging Africa’s forests — Quartz

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