Reflections on COP 28: Conference brought food and farmers to the forefront of climate change negotiations

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After two weeks of discussions, the COP 28 UAE Presidency brought the curtain down on this major event. Dr Lydiah Gatere, CABI’s Climate Change Expert, Africa, attended and took part in a panel discussion – hosted by the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) – which focused on why stronger Sanitary and Phytosanitary Systems matter…
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Bonn Climate Change Conference 2023 – On the road to COP28: What are the implications for agriculture and smallholder farmers?

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Srijita Dasgupta, CABI Climate Change Expert, Asia, talks about this important pre-COP28 event, including key discussions relevant to the global agriculture and land use sectors that will shape the agenda for COP28. The United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference 2023 took place in June. After two weeks of intense discussions and negotiations, it laid the…
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Helping communities adapt to the impacts of climate change

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To mark Earth Day on 22nd April, we’ve highlighted three of our stories on agriculture and climate change from the past year.   The world is witnessing growing incidents of the new “normal” caused by global warming. No longer regarded as a future challenge to be faced in the next few decades, climate disruption is…
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CABI blog most read of 2022

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As 2022 draws to a close, we have crunched the numbers and compiled the top 20 most-read articles on the CABI Blog this year. Plus a few firm favourites. Articles regarding CABI’s work in Pakistan proved popular this year, as well as the ‘How to be’ blog series written for International Day of Women and…
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New documentary charts restoration of Redonda Island from ‘lunar landscape’ to ecological tropical paradise

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A new documentary produced by the Environmental Awareness Group (EAG) in Antigua and Barbuda has charted its restoration of the country’s Redonda Island from that resembling a ‘lunar landscape’ to an ecological tropical paradise.
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CABI partners in training to help ensure Pakistan’s food security amid challenges of climate change

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Pakistan, according to a report published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank, is one of the world’s countries most at risk from the impacts of climate change with temperatures potentially rising considerably above the global average.
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Newly launched searchRxiv builds search community to foster easier, quicker research

This week, CABI launched searchRxiv (pronounced ‘search archive’), our new open-access platform. We created the website to help researchers report, store and share their searches consistently. This helps with the review and re-use of existing searches, making research quicker and easier. searchRxiv is open to everyone. It’s free for researchers to post, comment, download and…
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Climate change and fish

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Fish protein is an excellent alternative to land-based meat, and the impacts of climate change can be mitigated in cage culture of finfish.
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Invasive Species Management – a nature-based solution for climate and environment

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The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021. This is the final article in a series of four blogs by Jonathan Casey, Climate Change Manager at CABI, in support of CABI’s involvement at the event.
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Climate-smart pest management for nature-positive agriculture

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The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021. This is the third in a series of four blogs by Jonathan Casey, Climate Change Manager at CABI, in support of CABI’s involvement at the event.
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