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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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Control avian predators on islands

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Likely to be beneficial 10 Control avian predators on islands Synopsis Link

Control invasive ants on islands

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Control invasive ants on islands Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands

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Beneficial 2 Control mammalian predators on islands Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for gamebirds

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Awaiting assessment 1 Control mammalian predators on islands for gamebirds Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for parrots

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Awaiting assessment 2 Control mammalian predators on islands for parrots Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for pigeons

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Awaiting assessment 2 Control mammalian predators on islands for pigeons Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for rails

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Awaiting assessment 2 Control mammalian predators on islands for rails Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for raptors

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Awaiting assessment 1 Control mammalian predators on islands for raptors Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for seabirds

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Beneficial 18 Control mammalian predators on islands for seabirds Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for songbirds

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Awaiting assessment 5 Control mammalian predators on islands for songbirds Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for waders

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Awaiting assessment 2 Control mammalian predators on islands for waders Synopsis Link

Control mammalian predators on islands for wildfowl

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Awaiting assessment 1 Control mammalian predators on islands for wildfowl Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for cranes

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Awaiting assessment 1 Control predators not on islands for cranes Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for gamebirds

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Awaiting assessment 5 Control predators not on islands for gamebirds Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for parrots

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Awaiting assessment 1 Control predators not on islands for parrots Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for rails

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Awaiting assessment 1 Control predators not on islands for rails Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for seabirds

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Awaiting assessment 2 Control predators not on islands for seabirds Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for songbirds

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Awaiting assessment 10 Control predators not on islands for songbirds Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for waders

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Awaiting assessment 4 Control predators not on islands for waders Synopsis Link

Control predators not on islands for wildfowl

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Awaiting assessment 8 Control predators not on islands for wildfowl Synopsis Link

Reduce predation by translocating predators

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 3 Reduce predation by translocating predators Synopsis Link

Remove or control predators to enhance bird populations and communities

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Beneficial 2 Remove or control predators to enhance bird populations and communities Synopsis Link
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