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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
The Possible Effects of High Vessel Traffic on the Physiological Parameters of the Critically Endangered Yangtze Finless Porpoise (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis ssp. asiaeorientalis) 2018 Nabi G Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Using citizen science data in integrated population models to inform conservation 2018 Robinson, O Peer-reviewed journal article
Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution 2018 Desforges, J. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Environmental flows and water reserves: Principles, strategies, and contributions to water and conservation policies in Mexico 2018 Salinas‐Rodríguez, S.A Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
River dolphin strategy 2018-2030; global priorities for conservation 2018 WWF Report, NGO Conservation Action Plan
Principles and Criteria for the Production of Sustainable Palm Oil. 2018 RSPO Manual
Quantifying the contribution to biodiversity conservation of protected areas governed by indigenous peoples and local communities. 2018 Corrigan, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Population Structure of Riverine and Coastal Dolphins Sotalia fluviatilis and Sotalia guianensis: Patterns of Nuclear and Mitochondrial Diversity and Implications for Conservation. 2018 Caballero, S Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Managing the Three Gorges Dam to Implement Environmental Flows in the Yangtze River. 2018 Cheng L Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Guide for applying Working with Nature to Navigation Infrastructure Projects. EnviCom WG Report no. 176. 2018 PIANC, The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure Report, Government
Plan de acción para la conservación de los mamíferos acuáticos de Venezuela: delfines de agua dulce, nutrias y manatíes 2017- 2027 2017 Ferrer, A. Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Heavy metal contamination in surface water and sediment of the Meghna River, Bangladesh 2017 Bhuyan MS Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Listen to the river: Lessons from a global review of environmental flow success stories, 2017 Harwood, A. Report, NGO Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Development of Conservation Action Plan for Ganges River Dolphin, Part I 2017 Qureshi, Q. Report, Government Conservation Action Plan
Exploratory survey on Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) catch and life stages availability along up / down stream of Farakka Barrage 2017 Das, B. K. Report, Government Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
The future of fish passage science, engineering, and practice 2017 Silva, A.T Peer-reviewed journal article Fish ladders
Genetic footprint of population fragmentation and contemporary collapse in a freshwater cetacean 2017 Chen, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Research Gap Analysis (Biodiversity & Aquatic) under the Expanding the Protected Area System to Incorporate Important Aquatic Ecosystems 2017 Rahman, M. M. Report, Government Protected Areas
Introduction of balloon census for acoustic and visual census of the Ganges river dolphins (Platanista gangetica) that inhabit in a long tract of the Ganges river system 2017 Sugimatsu, H. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Detectability and categorization of California sea lions using an unmanned aerial vehicle 2017 Adame, K. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring