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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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Change the timing of ploughing

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Change the timing of ploughing Synopsis Link

Change tillage practices

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 56 Change tillage practices Synopsis Link

Control traffic and traffic timing

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Likely to be beneficial 9 Control traffic and traffic timing Synopsis Link

Convert to organic farming

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 7 Convert to organic farming Synopsis Link

Plant new hedges

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 5 Plant new hedges Synopsis Link
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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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