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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Restore or create linear habitat features/green corridors

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore or create linear habitat features/green corridors

Cull infected bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Cull infected bats

Restore or create wetlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore or create wetlands

Legally protect bat species

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Legally protect bat species

Regularly clean bat boxes to increase occupancy

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Regularly clean bat boxes to increase occupancy

Introduce legislation to control the use of hazardous substances

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Introduce legislation to control the use of hazardous substances

Release captive-bred bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Release captive-bred bats

Change effluent treatments used in agriculture and forestry

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Change effluent treatments used in agriculture and forestry

Educate farmers, land managers and local communities about the benefits of bats to improve management of bat habitats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Educate farmers, land managers and local communities about the benefits of bats to improve management of bat habitats

Engage policymakers to make policy changes beneficial to bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Engage policymakers to make policy changes beneficial to bats

Promote careful bat-related eco-tourism to improve behaviour towards bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Promote careful bat-related eco-tourism to improve behaviour towards bats

Educate pest controllers and homeowners/tenants to reduce the illegal use of pesticides in bat roosts

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Educate pest controllers and homeowners/tenants to reduce the illegal use of pesticides in bat roosts

Educate farmers, local communities and pest controllers to reduce indiscriminate culling of vampire bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Educate farmers, local communities and pest controllers to reduce indiscriminate culling of vampire bats

Impose noise limits in proximity to bat roosts and habitats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Impose noise limits in proximity to bat roosts and habitats

Use mammal-safe timber treatments in roof spaces

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use mammal-safe timber treatments in roof spaces
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