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5 April 2023

No safe Havens for river dolphins – new study launched

Are protected areas that host river dolphins actually protecting these species? Unfortunately not. On 23rd of March 2023,  during the UN Water Conference, WWF launched a global analysis, showing there is much room for improvement. With a quick assessment (‘CA|RDS Lite’), one-third of all river dolphin PA’s was scanned, scoring on average a 52% on […]

22 October 2022

30 experts publish global river dolphin threat analysis and conservation priorities

A new article by 30 top researchers, investigates anthropogenic impacts on river cetaceans: an exhaustive review of 280 peer-reviewed papers and grey literature reports (1998-2020) to examine the current status of knowledge regarding these cetaceans and their conservation. We aimed to better understand the scale of threats they face, and to identify and propose priority […]

20 October 2022

International conference to tackle fisheries threats to river dolphins in Asia

WWF-Pakistan hosts international conference to tackle fisheries threats to river dolphins in Asia (  

(c) WWF-Cambodia

16 February 2022

Goodbye, Lone George