125 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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Implement ‘mosaic management’ when harvesting wild biological resources

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Implement ‘mosaic management’ when harvesting wild biological resources

Provide new technologies to reduce pressure on wild biological resources

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Provide new technologies to reduce pressure on wild biological resources

Restrict vehicle use on peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restrict vehicle use on peatlands

Restrict pedestrian access to peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restrict pedestrian access to peatlands

Physically exclude pedestrians from peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Physically exclude pedestrians from peatlands

Install boardwalks/paths to prevent trampling

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Install boardwalks/paths to prevent trampling

Wear snowshoes to prevent trampling

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Wear snowshoes to prevent trampling

Adopt ecotourism principles/create an ecotourism site

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Adopt ecotourism principles/create an ecotourism site

Reduce water level of flooded peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce water level of flooded peatlands

Restore natural water level fluctuations

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore natural water level fluctuations

Thin vegetation to prevent wild fires

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Thin vegetation to prevent wild fires

Rewet peat to prevent wild fires

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Rewet peat to prevent wild fires

Build fire breaks

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Build fire breaks

Implement biosecurity measures to prevent introductions of problematic species

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Implement biosecurity measures to prevent introductions of problematic species

Physically damage problematic plants

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Physically damage problematic plants

Use grazing to control problematic plants

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use grazing to control problematic plants

Use covers/barriers to control problematic plants

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use covers/barriers to control problematic plants

Retain or create buffer zones between pollution sources and peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain or create buffer zones between pollution sources and peatlands

Use artificial barriers to prevent pollution entering peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use artificial barriers to prevent pollution entering peatlands

Reduce fertilizer or herbicide use near peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Reduce fertilizer or herbicide use near peatlands

Manage fertilizer or herbicide application near peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Manage fertilizer or herbicide application near peatlands

Convert to organic agriculture or aquaculture near peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Convert to organic agriculture or aquaculture near peatlands

Limit the density of livestock on farmland near peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Limit the density of livestock on farmland near peatlands

Use biodegradable oil in farming machinery

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Use biodegradable oil in farming machinery

Remove oil from contaminated peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Remove oil from contaminated peatlands
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