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Impose restrictions on cave visits
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Impose restrictions on cave visits
Inform the public of ways to reduce disturbance to bats in caves
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Inform the public of ways to reduce disturbance to bats in caves
Install and maintain cave gates to restrict public access
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 11 studies
Install and maintain cave gates to restrict public access
Install fencing around cave entrances to restrict public access
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Install fencing around cave entrances to restrict public access
Introduce guidelines for sustainable cave development and use
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Introduce guidelines for sustainable cave development and use
Minimize alterations to caves for tourism
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Minimize alterations to caves for tourism
Minimize noise levels within caves
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Minimize noise levels within caves
Provide artificial subterranean bat roosts to replace roosts in disturbed caves
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide artificial subterranean bat roosts to replace roosts in disturbed caves
Restore and maintain microclimate in modified caves
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore and maintain microclimate in modified caves
Restrict artificial lighting in caves and around cave entrances
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Restrict artificial lighting in caves and around cave entrances
Retain bat access points to caves
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Retain bat access points to caves
Train tourist guides to minimize disturbance and promote bat conservation
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Train tourist guides to minimize disturbance and promote bat conservation

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