Action: Legally protect habitat around shrubland
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of legally protecting shrubland habitat around shrubland on shrublands.
'We found no studies’ means that we have not yet found any studies that have directly evaluated this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
Legally protecting habitat around shrubland sites may help to reduce threats from spreading into shrublands such as clearance for agriculture, invasive species, or pollution from urban areas. These protected areas would provide a buffer around shrublands.