CABI Blog Most Read 2020

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As 2020 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 by CABI Books authors proved popular this year, as well as CABI’s work in Pakistan. Unsurprisingly, COVID-19 and related topics were popular reads this…
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CABI-published book sheds new light on plant invasions

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The CABI-published book ‘Plant Invasions: The Role of Biotic Interactions’ is the first to focus on the key role of species interactions in mediating invasions and is now available to buy in hardback and ePDF/ePub formats from the CABI Bookshop.
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Top tips and practical advice on managing your horse’s weight to keep them healthy

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Originally posted on World Horse Welfare: Assistant Centre Manager Sara Jerman explains practical ways to manage your horse’s nutritional intake and keep them at a healthy weight.
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CABI-published book makes Diagram Prize 2020 shortlist

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A book published by CABI has been shortlisted for the Bookseller Diagram Prize 2020 which since 1978 has sought to ‘honour’ the book world’s strangest and most perplexing titles.
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Will we eat? Dealing with the impact of food shortages

Food shortages are a continuous problem around the world - to deal with them, should countries simply ensure they have a reserve of food? Then why do we still see food crises?
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CAB Thesaurus reaches new milestone with over 3 million terms/labels

The 2020 edition of CAB Thesaurus has been published after reaching a significant milestone – it now includes more than 3 million terms/labels with special focus given to the needs of Plantwise, Compendia, VetMed Resource, and the Global Health and the CAB Abstracts databases.
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A lesson in ‘resilience’: realities and misconceptions

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Resilience is about changing in response to a disturbance; changing the ways parts of the “system” are connected, emphasizing some and de-emphasizing others. It’s the capacity to absorb disturbance and re-organize to keep functioning in the same way.
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The Climate Battleground: Grassland or Forest

The Climate Battleground: Grassland or Forest
Nostalgia The title of Tom Jones’ album, ‘The Green, Green Grass of Home’ released in 1967, still rouses powerful nostalgia for the rural landscape of Britain. Similar sentiments are experienced by other nationalities, but grass is particularly relevant in Britain. It ranges in type from lush lowland meadows through upland pastures and heath to open…
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From too many to too few: the impact of COVID-19 on overtourism

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A few months ago 2020 was predicted to be a record-breaking year for tourism, continuing the apparently unending pattern of annual growth recorded since the tourism industry began collecting data on numbers of people travelling. Even allowing for the fact that the figures included almost everyone crossing an international border for an overnight visit and…
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Enjoy two weeks free access to CABI’s Crop Pest Diagnosis online course

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CABI is providing two weeks free access to its Crop Pest Diagnosis online course to encourage knowledge expansion on healthy plants – supporting students and plant health specialists during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
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