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How does the Invasive Species Compendium help to manage the threat of invasive species?
July 21, 2021
Claire Curry, Frances Williams, Lucinda Charles
Invasive species pose a massive economic challenge in many countries around the world. Invasive weeds, insects and other animal pests, and plant and animal diseases have been introduced to regions outside their native distribution and, in the absence of sufficient natural control, are negatively impacting agriculture, forestry, livestock, aquaculture or delicate natural habitats.
Recent updates to Compendia and the Pest Risk Analysis Tool
February 16, 2021
A new look for species distribution maps Compendia datasheets now benefit from enhanced data visualisation of species distributions. It is easier to view the global distribution of a species, with polygons indicating where a species is present. National records are shown in light shading while subnational records are darker. In Compendia datasheets, CABI aims to…
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