2399 Actions found

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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Water primrose: Use of hydrogen peroxide

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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

Treat ballast water before exchange

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Treat ballast water before exchange

Water primrose: Use of liquid nitrogen

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Carnivores: Alter food abundance or type seasonally

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Clean the hull, anchor and chain of commercial and recreational vessels

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Clean the hull, anchor and chain of commercial and recreational vessels

Water primrose: Flame treatment

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Cut and burn bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Cut and burn bracken

Carnivores: Provide food during natural active periods

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Clean anthropogenic platforms, structures or equipment

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Clean anthropogenic platforms, structures or equipment

Water primrose: Use of mats placed on the bottom of the water body

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Awaiting assessment 0 Water primrose: Use of mats placed on the bottom of the water body

Carnivores: Increase variety of food items

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Carnivores: Increase variety of food items

Use antifouling coatings on the surfaces of vessels and anthropogenic structures

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use antifouling coatings on the surfaces of vessels and anthropogenic structures

Provide science-based films, radio programmes, or books about mammals to improve behaviour towards mammals and reduce threats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide science-based films, radio programmes, or books about mammals to improve behaviour towards mammals and reduce threats

Water primrose: Use of a tarpaulin

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Awaiting assessment 0 Water primrose: Use of a tarpaulin

Carnivores: Use of automated feeders

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Limit, cease or prohibit the sale and/or transportation of commercial non-native species

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Limit, cease or prohibit the sale and/or transportation of commercial non-native species

Water primrose: Excavation of banks

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Awaiting assessment 0 Water primrose: Excavation of banks

Use herbicide and sow seed of shrubland plants to control bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use herbicide and sow seed of shrubland plants to control bracken

Carnivores: Alter feeding schedule according to visitor activity

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Awaiting assessment 0 Carnivores: Alter feeding schedule according to visitor activity

Water primrose: Environmental control (e.g shading, altered flow, altered rooting depth, or dredging)

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Awaiting assessment 0 Water primrose: Environmental control (e.g shading, altered flow, altered rooting depth, or dredging)

Increase livestock numbers to control bracken

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Increase livestock numbers to control bracken

Use biocides or other chemicals to control non-native, invasive or other problematic species

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use biocides or other chemicals to control non-native, invasive or other problematic species

Water primrose: Public education

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Awaiting assessment 0 Water primrose: Public education

Carnivores: Provide food during visitor experiences

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