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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Agora sob nova administração: acordos de pesca nas várzeas da Amazônia Brasilieira (“Under New Admnistration: Fisheries Agreements in the Brazilian Amazon Floodplains”) 2015 Oviedo, A.F.P Peer-reviewed journal article Fish ladders
Increased harbor porpoise mortality in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Understanding when higher levels may be normal 2015 Huggins, J. L. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Ecology and Conservation of Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) in the Karnali River, Nepal 2015 Khanal, G. Report, NGO Species knowledge and understanding
Partially observed epidemics in wildlife hosts: Modelling an outbreak of dolphin morbillivirus in the northwestern Atlantic, June 2013–2014 2015 Morris, S. E. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Conservation threats of the Gangetic Dolphin Platanista gangetica gangetica in River Kulsi, A Tributary of Brahmaputra, Assam, India 2015 Jelil, S.N Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The Power of Rivers: Finding balance between energy and conservation in hydropower development. 2015 Opperman, J. Report, NGO Water management
Integrated Management Plan for the Three Wildlife Sanctuaries for Freshwater Dolphins in the Eastern Sundarbans Reserved Forest, Bangladesh 2015 Bangladesh Forest Department Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
The Endangered Ganges River dolphin Platanista gangetica gangetica in Nepal: abundance, habitat and conservation threats. 2015 Paudel, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Population status and habitat occupancy of endangered river dolphins in the Karnali River system of Nepal during low water season. 2015 Paudel, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Population Monitoring of the Critically Endangered Mekong Dolphin Based on Rark-Resight Models 2015 WWF Report, NGO Research and monitoring
Changing water quality in the Middle Mahakam Lakes: Deforestation, Mining and Palm Oil Plantation Development in Indonesia’s Middle Mahakam Wetlands. 2015 Jong E. B. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Towards measuring the economic value of wildlife watching tourism in Africa 2015 World Tourism Organisation Report, NGO
National Water Reserves Program in Mexico. Experiences with Environmental Flows and the Allocation of Water for the Environment. 2015 Barrios Ordóñez, E. Report, Government Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Chapter 4. Indicator Species (Gharial and Dolphin) of Riverine Ecosystem: An Exploratory of River Ganga. 2014 Behera SK Book Chapter Species knowledge and understanding
Clicks, whistles and pulses: Passive and active signal use in dolphin communication. 2014 Herzing, D. L. Peer-reviewed journal article
Perverse incentives in fishery management: The case of the defeso in the Brazilian Amazon. 2014 Corrêa, M. A. d. A. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
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