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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
Spatial distribution of river dolphins, Inia geoffrensis (Iniidae), in the Araguaia River (central Brazil) 2014 Araújo, C.C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Physiology, behavior, and conservation 2014 Cooke, S. J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Procedures for establishing and managing IUCN-supported Independent Scientific & Technical Advisory Panels 2014 IUCN Manual Regional/ International collaboration
Unusual records of the behavior of boto Inia sp.(Cetartiodactyla, Iniidae) in the lower reaches of the Tocantins and Guamá River, Amazônia 2014 Santos, G.M.A. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Using local informant data and boat-based surveys to improve knowledge on the status of the Ganges River dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) 2014 Richman, N.I. Thesis Research and monitoring
Ganges River Dolphin: An Overview of Biology, Ecology, and Conservation Status in India 2014 Sinha, R.K. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
The Minamata Convention on Mercury and its implementation in the Latin America and Caribbean region. 2014 UNEP Law/Regulation Multiple conservation measures
The eBird enterprise: An integrated approach to development and application of citizen science 2014 Sullivan, B. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Integrated River Dolphin Conservation for Sustainable Ecosystem Services in the Brahmaputra River 2013 Bhattacharya, G. Report, NGO Community management
Can local ecological knowledge be used to assess status and extinction drivers in a threatened freshwater cetacean? 2013 Turvey, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Neophocaena asiaeorientalis ssp. asiaeorientalis, Yangtze Finless Porpoise 2013 Wang, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
Final report to the New England Aquarium on pinger displacement trials for Ganges River dolphins Platanista gangetica in the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh 2013 Smith, B. D. Report, NGO Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
The Gangetic dolphins plead for mercy 2013 Garg, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Dredging displaces bottlenose dolphins from an urbanised foraging patch 2013 Pirotta, E Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring