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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Habitat fragmentation and species extirpation in freshwater ecosystems: causes of range decline of the Indus River dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor). 2014 Braulik, G. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Looking beyond the mortality of bycatch: sublethal effects of incidental capture on marine animals. 2014 Wilson, S. M. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Population genomics of finless porpoises reveal an incipient cetacean species adapted to freshwater 2014 Zhou, X. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Looking to the past and the future: were the Madeira River rapids a geographical barrier to the boto (Cetacea: Iniidae)? 2014 Gravena, W Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
Sustainable sediment management in reservoirs and regulated rivers: Experiences from five continents 2014 Kondolf, G.M Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Attitudes and behaviors toward Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) in a sustainable use protected area 2014 Mintzer, V.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas, Community management
A New Species of River Dolphin from Brazil or: How Little Do We Know Our Biodiversity 2014 Hrbek, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
BoletBoletín presenta especial sobre el proyecto de la Central Hidroeléctrica Mazán en Loreto 2014 Central hidroeléctrica Mazán Popular article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Conservation status and distribution pattern of the Indus River dolphin in River Beas, India 2014 Khan, S. K. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
The Yangtze finless porpoise: On an accelerating path to extinction? 2014 Mei, Z. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Strandings as indicators of marine mammal biodiversity and human interactions off the coast of North Carolina 2014 Byrd, B. L. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
An evaluation of age estimation using teeth from South Asian River dolphins (Platanistidae) 2014 Lockyer, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Plan de acción nacional para la conservación de los mamíferos acuáticos de Colombia (PAN mamíferos Colombia) 2014 Trujillo, F Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
A study of the winter congregation sites of the Gangetic River Dolphin in southern Assam, India, with reference to conservation 2014 Mazumder MK Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
To See or Not to See: Investigating Detectability of Ganges River Dolphins Using a Combined Visual-Acoustic Survey 2014 Richman, N. I., J. M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Correction to Health of Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Barataria Bay, Louisiana Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 2014 Schwacke, L. H., C. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
An Educational Outreach Strategy for Freshwater Dolphin Conservation: Measuring the Results 2014 Mansur, E.F. Workshop report Community management
Monitoring the mortality of Freshwater Cetaceans in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh: Progress, Challenges and Potential 2014 Mansur, R.M. Workshop report Research and monitoring
World’s Large Rivers Initiative (WLRI) UNESCO Chair on ‘Integrated River Research and Management’ at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria IHP/IC-XXIII/Ref 9 Rev 2014 Habersack Conference proceedings Research and monitoring
The Minamata Convention on Mercury and its implementation in the Latin America and Caribbean region 2014 Santana, V. Report, Government Regional/ International collaboration