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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American bullfrog control: Collection of egg clutches

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Collection of egg clutches Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Direct removal of adults

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Likely to be beneficial 4 American bullfrog control: Direct removal of adults Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Direct removal of juveniles

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Likely to be beneficial 2 American bullfrog control: Direct removal of juveniles Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Draining ponds and altering the length of time for which the pond contains water

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Draining ponds and altering the length of time for which the pond contains water Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Fencing

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Fencing Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Habitat modification

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Habitat modification Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Pond destruction

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Pond destruction Synopsis Link

American bullfrog control: Public education

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 American bullfrog control: Public education Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Allow adults to attend their eggs

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Allow adults to attend their eggs Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Allow amphibians from highly seasonal environments to have a period of dormancy during a simulated drought period

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Allow amphibians from highly seasonal environments to have a period of dormancy during a simulated drought period Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Allow female mate choice

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Amphibians: Allow female mate choice Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Allow temperate amphibians to hibernate

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Allow temperate amphibians to hibernate Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Formulate adult diet to reflect nutritional composition of wild foods

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Formulate adult diet to reflect nutritional composition of wild foods Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Formulate larval diets to improve development or survival to adulthood

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Amphibians: Formulate larval diets to improve development or survival to adulthood Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Freeze sperm or eggs for future use

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Awaiting assessment 0 Amphibians: Freeze sperm or eggs for future use Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Identify and breed a similar species to refine husbandry techniques prior to working with target species

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Amphibians: Identify and breed a similar species to refine husbandry techniques prior to working with target species Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Increase caloric intake of females in preparation for breeding

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Amphibians: Increase caloric intake of females in preparation for breeding Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Leave infertile eggs at spawn site as food for egg-eating larvae

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Leave infertile eggs at spawn site as food for egg-eating larvae Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Manipulate adult density within the enclosure

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Manipulate adult density within the enclosure Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Manipulate humidity to improve development or survival to adulthood

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Manipulate humidity to improve development or survival to adulthood Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Manipulate larval density within the enclosure

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Amphibians: Manipulate larval density within the enclosure Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Manipulate quality and quantity of enclosure lighting to improve development or survival to adulthood

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Amphibians: Manipulate quality and quantity of enclosure lighting to improve development or survival to adulthood Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Manipulate sex ratio within the enclosure

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Amphibians: Manipulate sex ratio within the enclosure Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Manipulate temperature of enclosure to improve development or survival to adulthood

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 4 Amphibians: Manipulate temperature of enclosure to improve development or survival to adulthood Synopsis Link

Amphibians: Play recordings of breeding calls to simulate breeding season in the wild

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Amphibians: Play recordings of breeding calls to simulate breeding season in the wild Synopsis Link
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