195 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 rotor diameter

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce rotor diameter

Reduce turbine height

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce turbine height

Regularly clean bat boxes to increase occupancy

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

Rehabilitate injured/orphaned bats to maintain wild bat populations

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 4 Rehabilitate injured/orphaned bats to maintain wild bat populations

Reinstate bat roosts in felled tree trunks

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Reinstate bat roosts in felled tree trunks

Release captive-bred bats

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

Relocate access points to bat roosts within developments

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Relocate access points to bat roosts within developments

Relocate bat colonies roosting inside dams

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Relocate bat colonies roosting inside dams

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

Remove livestock modifications from water troughs

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Remove livestock modifications from water troughs

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

Reopen entrances to closed mines and make suitable for roosting bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reopen entrances to closed mines and make suitable for roosting bats

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

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

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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 livestock

Replace netting with non-lethal measures to prevent bats from accessing fruit in orchards

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Replace netting with non-lethal measures to prevent bats from accessing fruit in orchards

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

Replant native trees in logged areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Replant native trees in logged areas

Restore and maintain microclimate in modified caves

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore and maintain microclimate in modified caves

Restore and manage abandoned orchards for bats

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore and manage abandoned orchards for bats

Restore bat foraging habitat at ex-quarry sites

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Restore bat foraging habitat at ex-quarry sites

Restore or create forest or woodland

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 2 Restore or create forest or woodland

Restore or create grassland

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Restore or create grassland

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

Restore or create wetlands

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Restore or create wetlands

Restrict artificial lighting in caves and around cave entrances

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Restrict artificial lighting in caves and around cave entrances
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