2399 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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Prevent gene contamination by alien primate species introduced by humans, through exclusion (e.g. fences) or translocation

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Prevent gene contamination by alien primate species introduced by humans, through exclusion (e.g. fences) or translocation

Add water to peatlands to compensate for drought

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Add water to peatlands to compensate for drought

Encourage habitat protection of privately-owned land

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Encourage habitat protection of privately-owned land

Plant shelter belts to protect peatlands from wind

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Plant shelter belts to protect peatlands from wind

Crassula helmsii: Use liquid nitrogen to kill plants

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Awaiting assessment 0 <i>Crassula helmsii</i>: Use liquid nitrogen to kill plants

Build barriers to protect peatlands from the sea

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Build barriers to protect peatlands from the sea

Retain buffer zones around core habitat

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Retain buffer zones around core habitat

Protect brownfield sites

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Awaiting assessment 0 Protect brownfield sites

Restore/create peatlands in areas that will be climatically suitable in the future

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Restore/create peatlands in areas that will be climatically suitable in the future

Conserve old buildings or structures as nesting sites for bees

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Awaiting assessment 0 Conserve old buildings or structures as nesting sites for bees

Sowing roadside verges

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Sowing roadside verges

Implement quarantine for people arriving at, and leaving the site

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Implement quarantine for people arriving at, and leaving the site

Protect existing natural or semi-natural habitat to prevent conversion to agriculture

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Awaiting assessment 0 Protect existing natural or semi-natural habitat to prevent conversion to agriculture

Create legislation for ‘no net loss’ of wetlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Create legislation for ‘no net loss’ of wetlands

Increase the proportion of natural or semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape

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Awaiting assessment 0 Increase the proportion of natural or semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape

Remove residential or commercial development

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Remove residential or commercial development

Adopt voluntary agreements to protect peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Adopt voluntary agreements to protect peatlands

Maintain/create habitat corridors in developed areas

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Maintain/create habitat corridors in developed areas

Set limits for change in sediment particle size during rock dumping

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Set limits for change in sediment particle size during rock dumping

Bury pipelines instead of surface laying and rock dumping

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Bury pipelines instead of surface laying and rock dumping

Procambarus crayfish control: Removal of food source

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 <i>Procambarus</i> crayfish control: Removal of food source

Allow sustainable use of peatlands

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Allow sustainable use of peatlands

Limit the amount of stabilisation material used

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 Limit the amount of stabilisation material used

Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat for bees

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Awaiting assessment 0 Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat for bees

Procambarus crayfish control: Draining the waterway

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No evidence found (no assessment) 0 <i>Procambarus</i> crayfish control: Draining the waterway
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