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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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Buffer in-field ponds

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Buffer in-field ponds

Leave headlands in fields unsprayed (conservation headlands)

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Beneficial 57 Leave headlands in fields unsprayed (conservation headlands)

Make selective use of spring herbicides

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Evidence not assessed 1 Make selective use of spring herbicides

Provide buffer strips alongside water courses (rivers and streams)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 7 Provide buffer strips alongside water courses (rivers and streams)

Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management

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Likely to be beneficial 18 Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management

Reduce fertilizer, pesticide or herbicide use generally

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Beneficial 47 Reduce fertilizer, pesticide or herbicide use generally

Restrict certain pesticides

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Restrict certain pesticides

Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers

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Beneficial 19 Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
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