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Actions to conserve biodiversity

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Crassula helmsii: Public education

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Awaiting assessment 0 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Public education

Crassula helmsii: Surround with wire mesh

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Awaiting assessment 0 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Surround with wire mesh

Crassula helmsii: Use a combination of control measures

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use a combination of control measures

Crassula helmsii: Use dyes to reduce light levels

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Unlikely to be beneficial 1 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use dyes to reduce light levels

Crassula helmsii: Use flame-throwers to control plants

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Awaiting assessment 0 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use flame-throwers to control plants

Crassula helmsii: Use grazing to control plants

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Unlikely to be beneficial 2 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use grazing to control plants

Crassula helmsii: Use hot foam to control plants

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Unlikely to be beneficial 2 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use hot foam to control plants

Crassula helmsii: Use hot water to control plants

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Awaiting assessment 0 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use hot water to control plants

Crassula helmsii: Use hydrogen peroxide to control plants

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Unlikely to be beneficial 1 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use hydrogen peroxide to control plants

Crassula helmsii: Use lightproof barriers to control plants

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Likely to be beneficial 5 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use lightproof barriers to control plants

Crassula helmsii: Use liquid nitrogen to kill plants

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Awaiting assessment 0 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use liquid nitrogen to kill plants

Crassula helmsii: Use salt water to kill plants

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Likely to be beneficial 3 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use salt water to kill plants

Create a Marine Protected Area or set levels of legal protection where natural climate refugia occur to further promote the persistence and recovery of species facing climate change

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create a Marine Protected Area or set levels of legal protection where natural climate refugia occur to further promote the persistence and recovery of species facing climate change

Create alternative bat roosts within developments

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 11 Create alternative bat roosts within developments

Create artificial caves or hibernacula for bats

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Create artificial caves or hibernacula for bats

Create artificial hibernacula or aestivation sites

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Likely to be beneficial 4 Create artificial hibernacula or aestivation sites

Create artificial hollows and cracks in trees for roosting bats

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Create artificial hollows and cracks in trees for roosting bats

Create artificial reefs

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Likely to be beneficial 12 Create artificial reefs

Create artificial reefs of different 3-D structure and material used

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Likely to be beneficial 8 Create artificial reefs of different 3-D structure and material used

Create artificial water sources

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Likely to be beneficial 5 Create artificial water sources

Create artificial wetlands to reduce the amount of pollutants reaching the sea

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create artificial wetlands to reduce the amount of pollutants reaching the sea

Create beetle banks

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Likely to be beneficial 24 Create beetle banks

Create beetle banks

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Unlikely to be beneficial 6 Create beetle banks

Create beetle banks

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Unlikely to be beneficial 18 Create beetle banks

Create beetle banks on farmland

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Evidence not assessed 1 Create beetle banks on farmland
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