What Works in Conservation has been created to provide practitioners with answers to these and many other questions about practical conservation.
This book provides an assessment of the effectiveness of 2526 conservation interventions based on summarized scientific evidence. The 2021 edition containssubstantial new material on bat conservation, terrestrial mammal conservation and marine and freshwater mammals, thus completing the evidence for all mammal species categories. Other chapters cover practical global conservation of primates, amphibians, bats, birds, forests, peatlands, subtidal benthic invertebrates, shrublands and heathlands, as well as the conservation of European farmland biodiversity and some aspects of enhancing natural pest control, enhancing soil fertility, management of captive animals and control of freshwater invasive species. It contains key results from the summarized evidence for each conservation intervention and an assessment of the effectiveness of each by international expert panels.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download What Works in Conservation 2021 ebook for free in PDF format (13.7 MB).
Table of Contents
Shrubland and Heathland Conservation
Management of Captive Animals
Some Aspects of Control of Freshwater Invasive Species
Some Aspects of Enhancing Natural Pest Control
Enhancing Soil Fertility
Subtidal Benthic Invertebrate Conservation
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation
Terrestrial Mammal Conservation