190 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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Minimize road lighting to reduce insect attraction

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Minimize road lighting to reduce insect attraction

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

Enforce regulations to prevent trafficking and trade of bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Enforce regulations to prevent trafficking and trade of bats

Strengthen cultural traditions that discourage bat harvesting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Strengthen cultural traditions that discourage bat harvesting

Inform local communities about the negative impacts of bat hunting to reduce killing of bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Inform local communities about the negative impacts of bat hunting to reduce killing of bats

Inform local communities about disease risks from hunting and eating bat meat to reduce killing of bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Inform local communities about disease risks from hunting and eating bat meat to reduce killing of bats

Introduce alternative treatments to reduce the use of bats in traditional medicine

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce alternative treatments to reduce the use of bats in traditional medicine

Introduce other food sources to replace bat meat

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce other food sources to replace bat meat

Introduce other income sources to replace bat trade

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce other income sources to replace bat trade

Encourage online vendors to remove bat specimens for sale

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Encourage online vendors to remove bat specimens for sale

Replace culling of bats with non-lethal methods of preventing vampire bats from spreading rabies to humans

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Replace culling of bats with non-lethal methods of preventing vampire bats from spreading rabies to humans

Restrict the collection of bat specimens for research

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restrict the collection of bat specimens for research

Train arborists and forestry operatives to identify potential bat roosts

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Train arborists and forestry operatives to identify potential bat roosts

Protect roost trees during forest operations

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Protect roost trees during forest operations

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

Change timing of forestry operations

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change timing of forestry operations

Manage forest and woodland to encourage understorey growth

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manage forest and woodland to encourage understorey growth

Coppice woodland

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Coppice woodland

Encourage natural regeneration in former plantations

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Encourage natural regeneration in former plantations

Modify turbine placement to reduce bat fatalities

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Modify turbine placement to reduce bat fatalities

Strengthen cultural traditions such as sacred groves that prevent timber harvesting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Strengthen cultural traditions such as sacred groves that prevent timber harvesting

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 bat access points to caves

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

Deter bats from turbines using radar

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Deter bats from turbines using radar

Train tourist guides to minimize disturbance and promote bat conservation

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