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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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Breed bats in captivity to supplement wild populations affected by white-nose syndrome

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Breed bats in captivity to supplement wild populations affected by white-nose syndrome

Cull infected bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Cull infected bats

Decontaminate clothing and equipment after entering caves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Decontaminate clothing and equipment after entering caves

Modify bat hibernacula environments to increase bat survival

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Modify bat hibernacula environments to increase bat survival

Restrict human access to bat caves to prevent spread of disease

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restrict human access to bat caves to prevent spread of disease

Treat bat hibernacula environments to reduce pathogen reservoir

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Treat bat hibernacula environments to reduce pathogen reservoir

Treat bats for infection with white-nose syndrome

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Treat bats for infection with white-nose syndrome

Vaccinate bats against the white-nose syndrome pathogen

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Vaccinate bats against the white-nose syndrome pathogen
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