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Shade grown coffee plantation in Nicaragua
Nov. 30, 2018
As part of the Bird-Friendly Coffee initiative, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center ecologist Robert Rice and partners are gearing up to find out which trees in shade coffee farms supply the most food ...
A black-and-white warbler perched on a tree branch
Jan. 31, 2018
A cup of coffee can do more than provide a wake-up boost. Consumer choices can help or hinder the survival of migratory bird species. Get the scoop on how Bird Friendly® coffee helps wildlife.
Sierra Nevada mountains
Apr. 14, 2017
La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta of Colombia hosts incredible biodiversity, high concentration of endemic species and serves as an important point for migratory bird species as a stopover site and as...
Feb. 15, 2017
Meet Bird Friendly coffee producers.
A shade coffee farm in Honduras
Jan. 15, 2016
Examing bird-insect differences between individual species of trees on coffee farms.
Oct. 14, 2015
Pollination study in southern Costa Rica on a coffee farm.
Coffee berries and green leaves on a tree branch
Apr. 04, 2014
How mammals use coffee landscapes and what parameters are important to enhance their habitat.
Sep. 27, 2010
A Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center review of more than 50 studies in regions ranging from Central and South America to Indonesia over the past 15 years demonstrates that shade-grown coffee farms far...
Apr. 27, 2010
Shade-grown, Bird Friendly coffee is now available in five museum locations at the Smithsonian.
Dec. 27, 2009
Sales of organic, shade-grown coffee grown to the Bird Friendly standards of the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center rose to nearly $3.5 million in 2008.