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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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Add salt to ponds to reduce chytridiomycosis

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Add salt to ponds to reduce chytridiomycosis

Immunize amphibians against chytridiomycosis infection

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Immunize amphibians against chytridiomycosis infection

Remove the chytrid fungus from ponds

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Remove the chytrid fungus from ponds

Sterilize equipment when moving between amphibian sites

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Sterilize equipment when moving between amphibian sites

Treat amphibians with chytridiomycosis in the wild or pre-release

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Treat amphibians with chytridiomycosis in the wild or pre-release

Use antibacterial treatment to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

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Unlikely to be beneficial 3 Use antibacterial treatment to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

Use antifungal skin bacteria or peptides to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

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Unlikely to be beneficial 5 Use antifungal skin bacteria or peptides to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

Use antifungal treatment to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 18 Use antifungal treatment to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

Use gloves to handle amphibians

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 4 Use gloves to handle amphibians

Use temperature treatment to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

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Likely to be beneficial 5 Use temperature treatment to reduce chytridiomycosis infection

Use zooplankton to remove zoospores

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use zooplankton to remove zoospores
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