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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Restrict use of rodent poisons on farmland with high secondary poisoning risk

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restrict use of rodent poisons on farmland with high secondary poisoning risk

Restrict vehicle use on peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restrict vehicle use on peatlands

Retain a buffer between turbines and habitat features used by bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain a buffer between turbines and habitat features used by bats

Retain access points for bats following mine closures

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain access points for bats following mine closures

Retain bat access points to caves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain bat access points to caves

Retain buffer zones around core bat habitat

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain buffer zones around core bat habitat

Retain buffer zones around core habitat

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain buffer zones around core habitat

Retain buffer zones around core habitat

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 4 Retain buffer zones around core habitat

Retain buffers around roost trees in logged areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain buffers around roost trees in logged areas

Retain connectivity between habitat patches

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Retain connectivity between habitat patches

Retain connectivity between habitat patches

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain connectivity between habitat patches

Retain crop residues

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 6 Retain crop residues

Retain dead trees after uprooting

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Evidence not assessed 1 Retain dead trees after uprooting

Retain dead wood in forest management

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Awaiting assessment 1 Retain dead wood in forest management

Retain existing bat commuting routes

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain existing bat commuting routes

Retain existing bat roosts and access points within developments

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Retain existing bat roosts and access points within developments

Retain existing in-field trees

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain existing in-field trees

Retain fallen trees

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain fallen trees

Retain forested corridors in logged areas

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Likely to be beneficial 3 Retain forested corridors in logged areas

Retain native forest and woodland

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain native forest and woodland

Retain nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields

Retain or create buffer zones between pollution sources and peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain or create buffer zones between pollution sources and peatlands

Retain or plant native trees and shrubs amongst crops (agroforestry)

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Likely to be beneficial 7 Retain or plant native trees and shrubs amongst crops (agroforestry)

Retain remnant forest or woodland on agricultural land

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain remnant forest or woodland on agricultural land

Retain remnant habitat patches

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain remnant habitat patches
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