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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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Adopt voluntary agreements to protect peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Adopt voluntary agreements to protect peatlands

Allow sustainable use of peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Allow sustainable use of peatlands

Create legislation for ‘no net loss’ of wetlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create legislation for ‘no net loss’ of wetlands

Increase ‘on-the-ground’ protection (e.g. rangers)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Increase ‘on-the-ground’ protection (e.g. rangers)

Legally protect peatlands

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Likely to be beneficial 5 Legally protect peatlands

Lobby, campaign or demonstrate to protect peatlands

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Lobby, campaign or demonstrate to protect peatlands

Pay landowners to protect peatlands

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Pay landowners to protect peatlands
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What Works in Conservation

What Works in Conservation

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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