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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Reduce gillnet deployment time to reduce seabird bycatch

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce gillnet deployment time to reduce seabird bycatch

Add specific plants to aquatic habitats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Add specific plants to aquatic habitats

Ponto-Caspian gobies: Changing pH

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Awaiting assessment 0 Ponto-Caspian gobies: Changing pH

Reduce ‘ghost fishing’ by lost/discarded gear

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce ‘ghost fishing’ by lost/discarded gear

Primates: Provide gum (including artificial gum)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Primates: Provide gum (including artificial gum)

Plant indigenous fast-growing trees (will not necessarily resemble original community) in clear-cut areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant indigenous fast-growing trees (will not necessarily resemble original community) in clear-cut areas

Protect or prepare vegetation before planting (other interventions)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Protect or prepare vegetation before planting (other interventions)

Reintroduce laboratory-reared bumblebee queens to the wild

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Awaiting assessment 0 Reintroduce laboratory-reared bumblebee queens to the wild

Reduce bycatch by employing seasonal or area closures

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce bycatch by employing seasonal or area closures

Ponto-Caspian gobies: Public education

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Awaiting assessment 0 Ponto-Caspian gobies: Public education

Primates: Provide nectar (including artificial nectar)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Primates: Provide nectar (including artificial nectar)

Parrot’s feather: Dye application

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Awaiting assessment 0 Parrot’s feather: Dye application

Use selective trapping methods in hunting activities

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use selective trapping methods in hunting activities

Brown and black bullheads: Biological control of beneficial species

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Awaiting assessment 0 Brown and black bullheads: Biological control of beneficial species

Use weeding to promote regeneration of indigenous tree communities

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use weeding to promote regeneration of indigenous tree communities

Cease or prohibit midwater/semi-pelagic trawling

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Cease or prohibit midwater/semi-pelagic trawling

Brown and black bullheads: Habitat manipulation

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Awaiting assessment 0 Brown and black bullheads: Habitat manipulation

Raise awareness amongst the public (wild fire)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Raise awareness amongst the public (wild fire)

Set minimum distances for approaching birds (buffer zones)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Set minimum distances for approaching birds (buffer zones)

Brown and black bullheads: Draining invaded waterbodies

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Awaiting assessment 0 Brown and black bullheads: Draining invaded waterbodies

Primates: Provide herbs or other plants for self-medication

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Primates: Provide herbs or other plants for self-medication

Raise awareness amongst the public (problematic species)

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Raise awareness amongst the public (problematic species)

Brown and black bullheads: Electrofishing

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Awaiting assessment 0 Brown and black bullheads: Electrofishing

Raise awareness through engaging volunteers in peatland management or monitoring

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Raise awareness through engaging volunteers in peatland management or monitoring

Cease or prohibit static fishing gear

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Cease or prohibit static fishing gear
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