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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Use an alternative protein source: plant-based

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11 Use an alternative protein source: plant-based

Use an alternative protein source: krill

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2 Use an alternative protein source: krill

Use an alternative protein source: bacteria

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3 Use an alternative protein source: bacteria

Use an alternative protein source: animal

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2 Use an alternative protein source: animal

Use an alternative oil source: plant-based

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10 Use an alternative oil source: plant-based

Use amphibians sustainably

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use amphibians sustainably

Use alley cropping

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 8 Use alley cropping

Use alley cropping

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1 Use alley cropping

Use alerts to reduce grey partridge by-catch during shoots

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use alerts to reduce grey partridge by-catch during shoots

Use acoustic alerts on gillnets to reduce seabird bycatch

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use acoustic alerts on gillnets to reduce seabird bycatch

Use a water cannon when setting longlines to reduce seabird bycatch

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use a water cannon when setting longlines to reduce seabird bycatch

Use a sonic scarer when setting longlines to reduce seabird bycatch

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use a sonic scarer when setting longlines to reduce seabird bycatch

Use a line shooter to reduce seabird bycatch

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Likely to be ineffective or harmful 2 Use a line shooter to reduce seabird bycatch

Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings

Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings

Use ‘mussel socks’ to prevent birds from attacking shellfish

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Use ‘mussel socks’ to prevent birds from attacking shellfish

Use ‘mosaic management’

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Use ‘mosaic management’

Use ‘flying training’ before release

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Use ‘flying training’ before release

Use ‘cat curfews’ to reduce predation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use ‘cat curfews’ to reduce predation

Use ‘bracken bruiser’ to control bracken

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

Use ‘anti-predator training’ to improve survival after release

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Use ‘anti-predator training’ to improve survival after release

Use 'warm white' rather than 'cool' LED lights

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 'warm white' rather than 'cool' LED lights

Use 'set-asides' for primate protection within logging area

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 'set-asides' for primate protection within logging area

Use 'set-aside' areas of natural habitat for primate protection within mining area

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 'set-aside' areas of natural habitat for primate protection within mining area

Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example

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Likely to be beneficial 18 Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
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