1876 Actions found

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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Carnivores: Present food inside objects (e.g. Boomer balls)

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Likely to be beneficial 4 Carnivores: Present food inside objects (e.g. Boomer balls)

Carnivores: Provide bones, hides or partial carcasses

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Likely to be beneficial 4 Carnivores: Provide bones, hides or partial carcasses

Carnivores: Provide devices to simulate live prey, including sounds, lures, pulleys and bungees

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 3 Carnivores: Provide devices to simulate live prey, including sounds, lures, pulleys and bungees

Carnivores: Provide food during natural active periods

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0 Carnivores: Provide food during natural active periods

Carnivores: Provide food during visitor experiences

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0 Carnivores: Provide food during visitor experiences

Carnivores: Provide food on a random temporal schedule

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 7 Carnivores: Provide food on a random temporal schedule

Carnivores: Provide live invertebrate prey, including in feeding devices

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Carnivores: Provide live invertebrate prey, including in feeding devices

Carnivores: Provide live vertebrate prey

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Carnivores: Provide live vertebrate prey

Carnivores: Scatter food around enclosure

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Carnivores: Scatter food around enclosure

Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diet with amino acids

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diet with amino acids

Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diet with fatty acids

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diet with fatty acids

Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diet with vitamins or minerals

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diet with vitamins or minerals

Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diets with prebiotic plant material to facilitate digestion

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Carnivores: Supplement meat-based diets with prebiotic plant material to facilitate digestion

Carnivores: Use food as a reward in animal training

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Carnivores: Use food as a reward in animal training

Carnivores: Use of automated feeders

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0 Carnivores: Use of automated feeders

Carry out surveillance of bats for early treatment/action to reduce disease/viruses

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Carry out surveillance of bats for early treatment/action to reduce disease/viruses

Certify farms and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify farms and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

Certify forest concessions and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify forest concessions and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

Certify mines and market their products as ‘primate friendly’ (e.g. ape-friendly cellular phones)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify mines and market their products as ‘primate friendly’ (e.g. ape-friendly cellular phones)

Change effluent treatments of domestic and urban waste water

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Change effluent treatments of domestic and urban waste water

Change effluent treatments used in agriculture and forestry

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change effluent treatments used in agriculture and forestry

Change mowing regime

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Change mowing regime

Change of crop (i.e. to a crop less palatable to primates)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change of crop (i.e. to a crop less palatable to primates)

Change season/timing of cutting/mowing

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Change season/timing of cutting/mowing

Change season/timing of livestock grazing

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change season/timing of livestock grazing
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