2399 Actions found

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Plant nesting trees/shelter for primates within agricultural fields

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

Regularly remove traps and snares around agricultural fields

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Regularly remove traps and snares around agricultural fields Synopsis Link

Certify farms and market their products as ‘primate friendly’

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify farms and market their products as ‘primate friendly’ Synopsis Link

Farm more intensively and effectively in selected areas and spare more natural land

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Farm more intensively and effectively in selected areas and spare more natural land Synopsis Link

Install mechanical barriers to deter primates (e.g. fences, ditches)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Install mechanical barriers to deter primates (e.g. fences, ditches) Synopsis Link

Use of natural hedges to deter primates

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Use of unpalatable buffer crops

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use of unpalatable buffer crops Synopsis Link

Change of crop (i.e. to a crop less palatable to primates)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change of crop (i.e. to a crop less palatable to primates) Synopsis Link

Plant crops favoured by primates away from primate areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant crops favoured by primates away from primate areas Synopsis Link

Destroy habitat within buffer zones to make them unusable for primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Destroy habitat within buffer zones to make them unusable for primates Synopsis Link

Use GPS and/or VHF tracking devices on individuals of problem troops to provide farmers with early warning of crop raiding

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use GPS and/or VHF tracking devices on individuals of problem troops to provide farmers with early warning of crop raiding Synopsis Link

Chase crop raiding primates using dogs

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Chase crop raiding primates using dogs Synopsis Link

Train langur monkeys to deter rhesus macaques

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Train langur monkeys to deter rhesus macaques Synopsis Link

Use loud-speakers to broadcast sounds of potential threats (e.g. barking dogs, explosions, gunshots)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use loud-speakers to broadcast sounds of potential threats (e.g. barking dogs, explosions, gunshots) Synopsis Link

Use loud-speakers to broadcast primate alarm calls

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use loud-speakers to broadcast primate alarm calls Synopsis Link

Strategically lay out the scent of a primate predator (e.g. leopard, lion)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Strategically lay out the scent of a primate predator (e.g. leopard, lion) Synopsis Link

Humans chase primates using bright light

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Humans chase primates using bright light Synopsis Link

Minimize ground vibrations caused by open cast mining activities

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Minimize ground vibrations caused by open cast mining activities Synopsis Link

Establish no-mining zones in/near watersheds so as to preserve water levels and water quality

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Establish no-mining zones in/near watersheds so as to preserve water levels and water quality Synopsis Link

Use 'set-aside' areas of natural habitat for primate protection within mining area

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use 'set-aside' areas of natural habitat for primate protection within mining area Synopsis Link

Certify mines and market their products as ‘primate friendly’ (e.g. ape-friendly cellular phones)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Certify mines and market their products as ‘primate friendly’ (e.g. ape-friendly cellular phones)  Synopsis Link

Create/preserve primate habitat on islands before dam construction

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create/preserve primate habitat on islands before dam construction  Synopsis Link

Install green bridges (overpasses)

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Implement speed limits in particular areas (e.g. with high primate densities) to reduce vehicle collisions with primates

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Implement speed limits in particular areas (e.g. with high primate densities) to reduce vehicle collisions with primates Synopsis Link

Reduce road widths

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