Climate change hits Nicaraguan coffee farmers
Rising temperatures spoil harvests and disease wiped out half of the region’s crop in the northern mountains
Jinotega — Maria Gonzalez knows that growing coffee in Nicaragua’s northern mountains — as she has done since she was a little girl — gets harder and harder each year.
Rising temperatures are spoiling harvests when berries ripen too fast and a coffee leaf disease wiped out about half of the region’s crop between 2012 and 2014, killing most of Gonzalez’s plants...
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