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Actions to conserve biodiversity

We have summarised evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of actions to conserve wildlife and ecosystems.

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American bullfrog control: Application of a biocide

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 American bullfrog control: Application of a biocide Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Biological control of co-occurring beneficial species

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Biological control of co-occurring beneficial species Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Biological control using native predators

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Likely to be beneficial 1 American bullfrog control: Biological control using native predators Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Collection of egg clutches

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Collection of egg clutches Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Direct removal of adults

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Likely to be beneficial 4 American bullfrog control: Direct removal of adults Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Direct removal of juveniles

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Likely to be beneficial 2 American bullfrog control: Direct removal of juveniles Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Draining ponds and altering the length of time for which the pond contains water

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Draining ponds and altering the length of time for which the pond contains water Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Fencing

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Fencing Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Habitat modification

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Habitat modification Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Pond destruction

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Pond destruction Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Public education

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Public education Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Add chemicals to the water

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Beneficial 3 Asian clams: Add chemicals to the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Change pH of the water

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Change pH of the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Change salinity of the water

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Beneficial 1 Asian clams: Change salinity of the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Change temperature of the water

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Change temperature of the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Clean equipment

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Clean equipment Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Drain the invaded water body

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Drain the invaded water body Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Exposure to disease-causing organisms

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Exposure to disease-causing organisms Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Exposure to parasites

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Exposure to parasites Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Mechanical removal

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Beneficial 2 Asian clams: Mechanical removal Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Public awareness and education

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Public awareness and education Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Reduce oxygen in the water

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Unlikely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Reduce oxygen in the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Remove by hand

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Remove by hand Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Use gas-impermeable barriers

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Use gas-impermeable barriers Synopsis Link

Brown and black bullheads: Application of a biocide

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Beneficial 2 Brown and black bullheads: Application of a biocide Synopsis Link
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Control of Freshwater Invasive Species

Control of Freshwater Invasive Species - Published 2017

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What Works in Conservation

What Works in Conservation provides expert assessments of the effectiveness of actions, based on summarised evidence, in synopses. Subjects covered so far include amphibians, birds, terrestrial mammals, forests, peatland and control of freshwater invasive species. More are in progress.

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