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Conservation Evidence is a free, authoritative information resource designed to support decisions about how to maintain and restore global biodiversity.

We summarise evidence from the scientific literature about the effects of conservation interventions, such as methods of habitat or species management.

We also publish new evidence in our online journal Conservation Evidence.

Why not search the database of summaries of over 4,300 papers that determine the consequences of interventions? Why not look at our synopses that summarise all the research looking at whether interventions are beneficial? Current synopses cover amphibians, bats, bees, birds, European farmland, natural pest control, enhancing soil fertility and sustainable aquaculture, but many more are in progress.

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The journal, Conservation Evidence

A unique, free to publish open-access journal publishing research and case studies that measure the effects of conservation actions.


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Volume 13

Special issues:

Amphibian special issue

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What Works in Conservation 2015 is now available to download for free

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