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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Remove turbine lighting to reduce bat and insect attraction

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Remove turbine lighting to reduce bat and insect attraction

Minimize alterations to caves for tourism

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Minimize alterations to caves for tourism

Close off potential access points on turbines to prevent roosting bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Close off potential access points on turbines to prevent roosting bats

Introduce guidelines for sustainable cave development and use

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce guidelines for sustainable cave development and use

Provide artificial subterranean bat roosts to replace roosts in reclaimed mines

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide artificial subterranean bat roosts to replace roosts in reclaimed mines

Relocate bats from reclaimed mines to alternative subterranean roost sites

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Relocate bats from reclaimed mines to alternative subterranean roost sites

Control invasive non-predatory competitors

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Control invasive non-predatory competitors

Control harmful invasive bat prey species

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Control harmful invasive bat prey species

Exclude domestic and feral cats from bat roosts and roost entrances

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Exclude domestic and feral cats from bat roosts and roost entrances

Keep domestic cats indoors at night

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Keep domestic cats indoors at night

Install hop-overs as road crossing structures for bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Install hop-overs as road crossing structures for bats

Use collar-mounted devices on cats to reduce predation of bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use collar-mounted devices on cats to reduce predation of bats

Carry out surveillance of bats for early treatment/action to reduce disease/viruses

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Carry out surveillance of bats for early treatment/action to reduce disease/viruses

Deter bats from roads using lighting

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Deter bats from roads using lighting

Decontaminate clothing and equipment after entering caves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Decontaminate clothing and equipment after entering caves

Replace or improve habitat for bats around roads

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Replace or improve habitat for bats around roads

Treat bat hibernacula environments to reduce pathogen reservoir

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Treat bat hibernacula environments to reduce pathogen reservoir

Introduce and enforce legislation to control hunting of bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce and enforce legislation to control hunting of bats

Breed bats in captivity to supplement wild populations affected by white-nose syndrome

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Breed bats in captivity to supplement wild populations affected by white-nose syndrome

Prevent pollution from sewage treatment facilities from entering watercourses

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Prevent pollution from sewage treatment facilities from entering watercourses

Introduce and enforce legislation to regulate harvesting of bat guano

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce and enforce legislation to regulate harvesting of bat guano

Reduce or prevent the use of septic systems near caves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce or prevent the use of septic systems near caves

Introduce or enforce legislation to prevent ponds and streams from being contaminated by toxins

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce or enforce legislation to prevent ponds and streams from being contaminated by toxins

Use organic pest control instead of synthetic pesticides

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use organic pest control instead of synthetic pesticides

Prevent pollution from agricultural land or forestry from entering watercourses

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Prevent pollution from agricultural land or forestry from entering watercourses
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