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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 nutrients to new ponds as larvae food source

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Add nutrients to new ponds as larvae food source

Add specific plants to aquatic habitats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Add specific plants to aquatic habitats

Add woody debris to ponds

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Add woody debris to ponds

Create ponds for amphibians

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Beneficial 30 Create ponds for amphibians

Create ponds for frogs

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Beneficial 12 Create ponds for frogs

Create ponds for great crested newts

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Likely to be beneficial 7 Create ponds for great crested newts

Create ponds for green toads

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Likely to be beneficial 3 Create ponds for green toads

Create ponds for natterjack toads

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Beneficial 6 Create ponds for natterjack toads

Create ponds for salamanders (including newts)

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Beneficial 5 Create ponds for salamanders (including newts)

Create ponds for toads

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Likely to be beneficial 7 Create ponds for toads

Create refuge areas in aquatic habitats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create refuge areas in aquatic habitats

Create wetland

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Beneficial 15 Create wetland

Deepen, de-silt or re-profile ponds

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Beneficial 9 Deepen, de-silt or re-profile ponds

Remove specific aquatic plants

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Likely to be beneficial 0 Remove specific aquatic plants

Restore ponds

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Likely to be beneficial 15 Restore ponds

Restore wetland

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Beneficial 17 Restore wetland
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What Works in Conservation

What Works in Conservation assesses the research looking at whether interventions are beneficial or not. It is based on summarised evidence in synopses, on topics such as amphibians, bats, biodiversity in European farmland, and control of freshwater invasive species. More are available and in progress.

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