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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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Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes

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Likely to be beneficial 2 Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes

Avoid illumination of key bat habitats

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Avoid illumination of key bat habitats

Direct lighting away from bat access points or habitats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Direct lighting away from bat access points or habitats

Leave bat roosts and roost entrances unlit

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Likely to be beneficial 3 Leave bat roosts and roost entrances unlit

Restrict timing of lighting

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Restrict timing of lighting

Use 'warm white' rather than 'cool' LED lights

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 'warm white' rather than 'cool' LED lights

Use glazing treatments to reduce light spill from inside lit buildings

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use glazing treatments to reduce light spill from inside lit buildings

Use low intensity lighting

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Likely to be beneficial 2 Use low intensity lighting

Use red lighting rather than other lighting colours

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Use red lighting rather than other lighting colours

Use UV filters on lights

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use UV filters on lights
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