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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Asian clams: Add chemicals to the water

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Beneficial 3 Asian clams: Add chemicals to the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Change pH of the water

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Change pH of the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Change salinity of the water

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Beneficial 1 Asian clams: Change salinity of the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Change temperature of the water

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

Asian clams: Clean equipment

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Clean equipment Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Drain the invaded water body

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Asian clams: Exposure to disease-causing organisms

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Exposure to disease-causing organisms Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Exposure to parasites

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Exposure to parasites Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Mechanical removal

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Beneficial 2 Asian clams: Mechanical removal Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Public awareness and education

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Public awareness and education Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Reduce oxygen in the water

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Unlikely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Reduce oxygen in the water Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Remove by hand

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Awaiting assessment 0 Asian clams: Remove by hand Synopsis Link

Asian clams: Use gas-impermeable barriers

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Asian clams: Use gas-impermeable barriers Synopsis Link

Augment ponds with ground water to reduce acidification

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Augment ponds with ground water to reduce acidification Synopsis Link

Automatically reduce turbine blade rotation when bat activity is high

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Likely to be beneficial 2 Automatically reduce turbine blade rotation when bat activity is high Synopsis Link

Avoid building roads in key habitat or migration routes

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid building roads in key habitat or migration routes Synopsis Link

Avoid contact between wild primates and human-raised primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid contact between wild primates and human-raised primates Synopsis Link

Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes

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Likely to be beneficial 3 Avoid illumination of bat commuting routes Synopsis Link

Avoid illumination of bat foraging, drinking and swarming sites

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Avoid illumination of bat foraging, drinking and swarming sites Synopsis Link

Avoid planting fruit trees alongside roads in areas with fruit bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid planting fruit trees alongside roads in areas with fruit bats Synopsis Link

Avoid slashing climbers/lianas, trees housing them, hemi-epiphytic figs, and ground vegetation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid slashing climbers/lianas, trees housing them, hemi-epiphytic figs, and ground vegetation Synopsis Link

Avoid the use of antiparasitic drugs for livestock

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Avoid the use of antiparasitic drugs for livestock Synopsis Link

Avoid use of lead shot

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

Avoid/minimize logging of important food tree species for primates

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Avoid/minimize logging of important food tree species for primates Synopsis Link

Backfill trenches dug for pipelines

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Backfill trenches dug for pipelines Synopsis Link
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