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30 September 2021

International approval for South American conservation plan for river dolphins

Global body endorses action plan to safeguard rivers dolphins in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru In a major boost for river dolphins in South America, the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) has approved a Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for river dolphins in the Amazon, Orinoco, Tocantins and Araguaia rivers that was developed by Brazil, Colombia, […]

6 April 2021

China boosts protection of Yangtze finless porpoise

In a major boost for the critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise, the Chinese government upgraded it to national first level protected species – the country’s highest protection for wild animals.

6 April 2021

Baby boost for river dolphins in the Mekong

A six-day-old Irrawaddy dolphin calf was spotted among four adults at Kampi Resort on the Mekong River in Kratie province on the evening of March 5, according to WWF.