Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Freshwater connectivity corridors of the Amazon Basin 2021 (under review) Caldas, B Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
IWC Conservation Management Plans Program Handbook and Strategic Plan 2021 – 2030 2021 (to be published) IWC Manual Regional/ International collaboration
River dolphin conservation and management: best practices from around the world 2021 Willems, D Report, NGO Multiple conservation measures
Rapid political economy analysis in the context of Ganges river dolphins in the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin & stakeholder engagement and communication strategy 2021 WWF Report, NGO Regional collaboration, Regional/ International collaboration
Ganges river dolphin Species Action Plan Gap analysis 2021 Braulik, G. Report, NGO Conservation Action Plan
Review of Scientific Knowledge of the Ganges river dolphin 2021 Braulik, G. Report, NGO Species knowledge and understanding
Coexisting in the Peruvian Amazon: Interactions between fisheries and river dolphins 2021 Campbell, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Info-graphic Threats to Opportunities Ganges river dolphin 2021 WWF Infographic
How to Protect Free Flowing Rivers: The Bita River Ramsar Site as an Example of Science and Management Tools Working Together. 2021 Suarez, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Fishing Operations: Guidelines to prevent and reduce bycatch of marine mammals in capture fisheries 2021 FAO Manual Fisheries management
Taxonomic revision of the South Asian River dolphins (Platanista): Indus and Ganges River dolphins are separate species 2021 Braulik, G. T., I. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Home range and movements of Amazon river dolphins Inia geoffrensis in the Amazon and Orinoco river basins 2021 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Peer-reviewed journal article Regional collaboration, Protected Areas, Research and monitoring
Unveiling the Conservation Status of Inia and Sotalia in the Brazilian Northeastern Amazon 2021 Marmontel, M. Peer-reviewed journal article
Recent cetacean taxonomic changes and conservation action 2021 Braulik, G.T. Popular article Species knowledge and understanding
Gear modifications reduced humpack whale entaglments in a commerical rock lobster fishery 2021 Jason R. How Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Highly divergent herpesviruses in threatened river dolphins 2021 Exposto Novoselecki, H. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Dolphin Conservation Action Plan 2021-2025 Nepal 2021 Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment Conservation Plan, Report, Government
Delving deep into unheard waters: new types of low frequency pulsed sounds described for the boto (Inia geoffrensis)” 2021 de Melo, J.F. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Strategic Environmental Assessment for sustainable development of the hydropower sector 2021 Kolhoff, A. Report Water management
Status of Ganges River Dolphins, Threats, and Best Practices for conservation 2021 2021 Qureshi, Q. Report, Government Conservation Action Plan