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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Provide badger gates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide badger gates Synopsis Link

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 Synopsis Link

Create corn bunting plots

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create corn bunting plots Synopsis Link

Use new crop types to benefit wildlife (such as perennial cereal crops)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use new crop types to benefit wildlife (such as perennial cereal crops) Synopsis Link

Manage short-rotation coppice to benefit wildlife (includes 8 m rides)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manage short-rotation coppice to benefit wildlife (includes 8 m rides) Synopsis Link

Maintain rush pastures

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Maintain rush pastures Synopsis Link

Plant brassica fodder crops (grazed in situ)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant brassica fodder crops (grazed in situ) Synopsis Link

Maintain traditional farm buildings

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Maintain traditional farm buildings Synopsis Link

Provide bat boxes, bat grilles, improvements to roosts

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide bat boxes, bat grilles, improvements to roosts Synopsis Link

Buffer in-field ponds

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Buffer in-field ponds Synopsis Link

Manage land under power lines to benefit wildlife

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manage land under power lines to benefit wildlife Synopsis Link

Avoid use of lead shot

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid use of lead shot Synopsis Link

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 Synopsis Link

Re-wet moorland

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Re-wet moorland Synopsis Link

Control grey squirrels

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Control grey squirrels Synopsis Link

Erect predator-proof fencing around important breeding sites for waders

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Erect predator-proof fencing around important breeding sites for waders Synopsis Link

Remove coarse fish

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Remove coarse fish Synopsis Link

Manage wild deer numbers

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manage wild deer numbers Synopsis Link

Provide specialist advice, assistance preparing conservation plans

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide specialist advice, assistance preparing conservation plans Synopsis Link

Manage woodland edges to benefit widlife

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manage woodland edges to benefit widlife Synopsis Link

Support or maintain low intensity agricultural systems

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Support or maintain low intensity agricultural systems Synopsis Link

Enhance bird taxonomy skills through higher education and training

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Enhance bird taxonomy skills through higher education and training Synopsis Link

Provide training to conservationists and land managers on bird ecology and conservation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide training to conservationists and land managers on bird ecology and conservation Synopsis Link

Support or maintain low-intensity agricultural systems

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Support or maintain low-intensity agricultural systems Synopsis Link

Practice integrated farm management

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