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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Control mammalian predators on islands for parrots

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2 Control mammalian predators on islands for parrots

Control mammalian predators on islands for pigeons

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2 Control mammalian predators on islands for pigeons

Control mammalian predators on islands for rails

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2 Control mammalian predators on islands for rails

Control mammalian predators on islands for raptors

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1 Control mammalian predators on islands for raptors

Control mammalian predators on islands for seabirds

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Beneficial 18 Control mammalian predators on islands for seabirds

Control mammalian predators on islands for songbirds

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5 Control mammalian predators on islands for songbirds

Control mammalian predators on islands for waders

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2 Control mammalian predators on islands for waders

Control mammalian predators on islands for wildfowl

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1 Control mammalian predators on islands for wildfowl

Control medium-sized herbivores

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Control medium-sized herbivores

Control mink

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Evidence not assessed 2 Control mink

Control or remove habitat-altering mammals

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Likely to be beneficial 5 Control or remove habitat-altering mammals

Control populations of wild herbivores

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Control populations of wild herbivores

Control predators not on islands

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Evidence not assessed 1 Control predators not on islands

Control predators not on islands for cranes

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1 Control predators not on islands for cranes

Control predators not on islands for gamebirds

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5 Control predators not on islands for gamebirds

Control predators not on islands for parrots

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1 Control predators not on islands for parrots

Control predators not on islands for rails

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1 Control predators not on islands for rails

Control predators not on islands for seabirds

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2 Control predators not on islands for seabirds

Control predators not on islands for songbirds

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10 Control predators not on islands for songbirds

Control predators not on islands for waders

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4 Control predators not on islands for waders

Control predators not on islands for wildfowl

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8 Control predators not on islands for wildfowl

Control predatory mammals and birds (foxes, crows, stoats and weasels)

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Likely to be beneficial 11 Control predatory mammals and birds (foxes, crows, stoats and weasels)

Control rodents

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Control rodents

Control scrub

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Control scrub

Control scrub on farmland

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Control scrub on farmland
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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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