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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Apply herbicides after restoration planting

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Apply herbicides after restoration planting

Apply insecticide to protect seedlings from invertebrates

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Apply insecticide to protect seedlings from invertebrates

Apply textured coating to turbines

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Apply textured coating to turbines

Artificially incubate and hand-rear bustards in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Artificially incubate and hand-rear bustards in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear cranes in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Artificially incubate and hand-rear cranes in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear gamebirds in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Artificially incubate and hand-rear gamebirds in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear parrots in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 4 Artificially incubate and hand-rear parrots in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear penguins in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Artificially incubate and hand-rear penguins in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear rails in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Artificially incubate and hand-rear rails in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear raptors in captivity

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Likely to be beneficial 10 Artificially incubate and hand-rear raptors in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear seabirds in captivity

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Likely to be beneficial 5 Artificially incubate and hand-rear seabirds in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear songbirds in captivity

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Likely to be beneficial 4 Artificially incubate and hand-rear songbirds in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear storks and ibises in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Artificially incubate and hand-rear storks and ibises in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear vultures in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Artificially incubate and hand-rear vultures in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear waders in captivity

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Likely to be beneficial 4 Artificially incubate and hand-rear waders in captivity

Artificially incubate and hand-rear wildfowl in captivity

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 3 Artificially incubate and hand-rear wildfowl in captivity

Artificially incubate eggs or warm nests

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Artificially incubate eggs or warm nests

Artificially mist habitat to keep it damp

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Artificially mist habitat to keep it damp

Artificially shade ponds to prevent desiccation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Artificially shade ponds to prevent desiccation

Asian clams: Add chemicals to the water

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Beneficial 3 Asian clams: Add chemicals to the water

Asian clams: Change pH of the water

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0 Asian clams: Change pH of the water

Asian clams: Change salinity of the water

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Beneficial 1 Asian clams: Change salinity of the water

Asian clams: Change temperature of the water

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Change temperature of the water

Asian clams: Clean equipment

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Clean equipment

Asian clams: Drain the invaded water body

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