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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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Cut and apply herbicide to control bracken

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 4 Cut and apply herbicide to control bracken

Cut and burn bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Cut and burn bracken

Cut bracken and rotovate

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Cut bracken and rotovate

Cut to control bracken

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 8 Cut to control bracken

Increase livestock numbers to control bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Increase livestock numbers to control bracken

Use ‘bracken bruiser’ to control bracken

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use ‘bracken bruiser’ to control bracken

Use herbicide and grazing to control bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use herbicide and grazing to control bracken

Use herbicide and remove leaf litter to control bracken

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use herbicide and remove leaf litter to control bracken

Use herbicide and sow seed of shrubland plants to control bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use herbicide and sow seed of shrubland plants to control bracken
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What Works in Conservation

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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