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Actions to conserve biodiversity

We have summarised evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of actions to conserve wildlife and ecosystems.

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Build bird-perches to enhance natural seed dispersal

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Build bird-perches to enhance natural seed dispersal

Plant a mixture of tree species to enhance diversity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Plant a mixture of tree species to enhance diversity

Restore woodland herbaceous plants using transplants and nursery plugs

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore woodland herbaceous plants using transplants and nursery plugs

Sow tree seeds

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Sow tree seeds

Use rotational grazing to restore oak savannas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use rotational grazing to restore oak savannas

Water plants to preserve dry tropical forest species

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Water plants to preserve dry tropical forest species
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What Works in Conservation provides expert assessments of the effectiveness of actions, based on summarised evidence in synopses. Subjects covered so far include amphibians, birds, terrestrial mammals, forests, peatland and control of freshwater invasive species. More are in progress.

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