QUICKTIME MOVIE: Just Click on the Image--A really funny encounter of a human and bear fighting over a salmon fish!
I) Background Information
A) Ideal climate and soil
B) European influence
II) Economic Benefits
A) Primary exported good
B) International trade
C) Governmental encouragement of coffee production
III) Environmental Degradation
B) River Pollution
IV) A Happy Medium?
A) Environmental law
B) Sustainable coffee production
C) International Help
V) Example for the rest of the world
Coffee and Environment. TED Case Studies. Accessed World Wide Web March 23, 2004. http://www.american.edu/projects/mandala/TED/coffee.htm
Evans, Sterling (1999). The Green Republic. Austin: University of Texas Press.
Gudmundson, Lowell 1986). Costa Rica Before Coffee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.
Hall, Charles (2000). Quantifying sustainable development : the future of tropical economies. San Diego: Academic Press.
Paige, Jeffery (1997). Coffee and Power. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
Skutch, Alexander ( 1971). A Naturalist in Costa Rica. Gainesville: University of Florida Press.
Steinberg, Paul (2001). Environmental Leadership in Developing Countries. Camridge: The MIT Press.
Return to Topic Menu
We also have a GUIDE for depositing articles, images, data, etc in your research folders.
Article complete. Click HERE to return to the Pre-Course Presentation Outline and Paper Posting Menu. Or, you can return to the course syllabus
WEATHER & EARTH SCIENCE RESOURCES
OTHER ACADEMIC COURSES, STUDENT RESEARCH, OTHER STUFF
TEACHING TOOLS & OTHER STUFF
It is 5:58:36 AM on Monday, August 19, 2019. Last Update: Wednesday, May 7, 2014