32 Actions found

Actions to Conserve wildlife

We have summarised evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of different interventions to conserve wildlife and ecosystem services.

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Artificially incubate eggs or warm nests

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Artificially incubate eggs or warm nests

Clean nest boxes to increase occupancy or reproductive success

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Likely to be beneficial 10 Clean nest boxes to increase occupancy or reproductive success

Guard nests to increase nest success

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 4 Guard nests to increase nest success

Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds

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Likely to be beneficial 14 Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds

Provide artificial nesting sites for divers/loons

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Likely to be beneficial 4 Provide artificial nesting sites for divers/loons

Provide artificial nesting sites for falcons

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Beneficial 22 Provide artificial nesting sites for falcons

Provide artificial nesting sites for gamebirds

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Provide artificial nesting sites for gamebirds

Provide artificial nesting sites for grebes

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Provide artificial nesting sites for grebes

Provide artificial nesting sites for ground and tree-nesting seabirds

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Likely to be beneficial 11 Provide artificial nesting sites for ground and tree-nesting seabirds

Provide artificial nesting sites for ibises and flamingos

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Provide artificial nesting sites for ibises and flamingos

Provide artificial nesting sites for oilbirds

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Provide artificial nesting sites for oilbirds

Provide artificial nesting sites for owls

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Beneficial 18 Provide artificial nesting sites for owls

Provide artificial nesting sites for parrots

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 11 Provide artificial nesting sites for parrots

Provide artificial nesting sites for pigeons

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Provide artificial nesting sites for pigeons

Provide artificial nesting sites for rails

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Provide artificial nesting sites for rails

Provide artificial nesting sites for raptors

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Likely to be beneficial 9 Provide artificial nesting sites for raptors

Provide artificial nesting sites for rollers

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Provide artificial nesting sites for rollers

Provide artificial nesting sites for songbirds

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Beneficial 65 Provide artificial nesting sites for songbirds

Provide artificial nesting sites for swifts

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Provide artificial nesting sites for swifts

Provide artificial nesting sites for trogons

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Provide artificial nesting sites for trogons

Provide artificial nesting sites for waders

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Provide artificial nesting sites for waders

Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl

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Beneficial 27 Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl

Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl using artificial/floating islands

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Likely to be beneficial 3 Provide artificial nesting sites for wildfowl using artificial/floating islands

Provide artificial nesting sites for woodpeckers

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 11 Provide artificial nesting sites for woodpeckers

Provide nesting habitat for birds that is safe from extreme weather

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 3 Provide nesting habitat for birds that is safe from extreme weather
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