Synopses

What is a synopsis?

A synopsis of evidence reviews the effectiveness of all actions you could take to conserve a species group or habitat or to tackle a specific conservation issue. Learn more

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Amphibian Conservation

Amphibian Conservation

Published 2014
Bat Conservation

Bat Conservation

Published 2021
Bee Conservation

Bee Conservation

Published 2010
Biodiversity of Marine Artificial Structures

Biodiversity of Marine Artificial Structures

Published 2021
Bird Conservation

Bird Conservation

Published 2013
Control of Freshwater Invasive Species

Control of Freshwater Invasive Species

Published 2017
Farmland Conservation

Farmland Conservation

Published 2013
Forest Conservation

Forest Conservation

Published 2016
Grassland Conservation

Grassland Conservation

Published 2021
Management of Captive Animals

Management of Captive Animals

Published 2018
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation

Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation

Published 2021
Marine Fish Conservation

Marine Fish Conservation

Published 2021
Marsh and Swamp Conservation

Marsh and Swamp Conservation

Published 2021
Mediterranean Farmland

Mediterranean Farmland

Published 2017
Natural Pest Control

Natural Pest Control

Published 2013
Peatland Conservation

Peatland Conservation

Published 2018
Primate Conservation

Primate Conservation

Published 2017
Priority Knowledge Needs for Sustainable Farming Addressed

Priority Knowledge Needs for Sustainable Farming Addressed

Published 2015
Shrubland and Heathland Conservation

Shrubland and Heathland Conservation

Published 2017
Soil Fertility

Soil Fertility

Published 2013
Subtidal Benthic Invertebrate Conservation

Subtidal Benthic Invertebrate Conservation

Published 2020
Sustainable Aquaculture

Sustainable Aquaculture

Published 2013
Terrestrial Mammal Conservation

Terrestrial Mammal Conservation

Published 2020
Bat Conservation

Bat Conservation

Published 2019
Bat Conservation

Bat Conservation

Published 2020
Bat Conservation

Bat Conservation

Published 2014
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What Works in Conservation

What Works in Conservation provides expert assessments of the effectiveness of actions, based on summarised evidence, in synopses. Subjects covered so far include amphibians, birds, mammals, forests, peatland and control of freshwater invasive species. More are in progress.

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