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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 gypsum to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Add gypsum to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

Add mulch and fertilizer to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Add mulch and fertilizer to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

Add mulch to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Add mulch to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

Add peat to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Add peat to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

Add root associated bacteria/fungi to introduced plants

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Add root associated bacteria/fungi to introduced plants

Add sulphur to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 3 Add sulphur to soil (alongside planting/seeding)

Add topsoil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Add topsoil (alongside planting/seeding)

Plant seed balls

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Plant seed balls

Plant shrubs in clusters

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Plant shrubs in clusters

Plant/seed under established vegetation

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Plant/seed under established vegetation

Plant/sow seeds of nurse plants alongside focal plants

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Plant/sow seeds of nurse plants alongside focal plants

Strip/disturb topsoil (alongside planting/seeding)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 3 Strip/disturb topsoil (alongside planting/seeding)
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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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