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125 actions found

Add water to peatlands to compensate for drought
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Add water to peatlands to compensate for drought
Plant shelter belts to protect peatlands from wind
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant shelter belts to protect peatlands from wind
Build barriers to protect peatlands from the sea
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Build barriers to protect peatlands from the sea
Restore/create peatlands in areas that will be climatically suitable in the future
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore/create peatlands in areas that will be climatically suitable in the future
Legally protect peatlands
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Legally protect peatlands
Create legislation for ‘no net loss’ of wetlands
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Create legislation for ‘no net loss’ of wetlands
Adopt voluntary agreements to protect peatlands
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Adopt voluntary agreements to protect peatlands
Pay landowners to protect peatlands
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Pay landowners to protect peatlands
Increase ‘on-the-ground’ protection (e.g. rangers)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase ‘on-the-ground’ protection (e.g. rangers)
Allow sustainable use of peatlands
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Allow sustainable use of peatlands
Restore/create peatland vegetation (multiple interventions)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Restore/create peatland vegetation (multiple interventions)
Excavate pools (without planting)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Excavate pools (without planting)
Reprofile/relandscape peatland (without planting)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Reprofile/relandscape peatland (without planting)
Roughen peat surface to create microclimates (without planting)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Roughen peat surface to create microclimates (without planting)
Remove upper layer of peat/soil (without planting)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 10 studies
Remove upper layer of peat/soil (without planting)
Bury upper layer of peat/soil (without planting)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Bury upper layer of peat/soil (without planting)
Disturb peatland surface to encourage growth of desirable plants (without planting)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Disturb peatland surface to encourage growth of desirable plants (without planting)
Add inorganic fertilizer (without planting)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Add inorganic fertilizer (without planting)
Cover peatland with organic mulch (without planting)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Cover peatland with organic mulch (without planting)
Cover peatland with something other than mulch (without planting)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Cover peatland with something other than mulch (without planting)
Stabilize peatland surface to help plants colonize
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Stabilize peatland surface to help plants colonize
Introduce nurse plants (without planting peatland vegetation)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Introduce nurse plants (without planting peatland vegetation)
Build artificial bird perches to encourage seed dispersal
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Build artificial bird perches to encourage seed dispersal

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