Lava Java: A Conservation Story

Since 2003, Lava Java has brought together coffee farming and organic methods of land use in order to fight the spread of invasive species. By using coffee to support their work, Lava Java represents an inspiration and model to other farmers to become land stewards, bringing abandoned land back to productivity and ecological integrity. Meet Maria Elena Guerra and Scott Henderson-two long-time Galápagos conservation workers turned cafeteros.