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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
The next frontier of hydropower sustainability: planning at the system scale 2013 Hartmann, J Report, NGO Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Catfish fisheries pose threat to Amazon River dolphins 2013 Mintzer, V.J. Popular article Fisheries management, Species knowledge and understanding
Effect of illegal harvest on apparent survival of Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) 2013 Mintzer, V.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding, Fisheries management
Word Heritage Advice Note: Environmental Assessment 2013 IUCN World Heritage program Report, Government Protected Areas
Clicking in shallow rivers: short-range echolocation of Irrawaddy and Ganges river dolphins in a shallow, acoustically complex habitat 2013 Jensen, F. H. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Diel changes in the movement patterns of Ganges River dolphins monitored using stationed stereo acoustic data loggers 2013 Sasaki‐Yamamoto, Y. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Distribution patterns of Yangtze finless porpoises in the Yangtze River: implications for reserve management 2013 Zhao, X. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for surveying marine fauna: A dugong case study 2013 Hodgson, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Diagnóstico del estado de conocimiento y conservación de los mamíferos acuáticos en Colombia. Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, Fundación Omacha, Conservación Inter nacional y WWF. Bogotá 2013 Trujillo, F Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Plan de Acción para la Conservación de los Mamíferos Acuáticos de la Amazonía Ecuatoriana 2013 Utreras, V Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Visual-acoustic survey of cetaceans during a seismic study in the Southeast Caribbean Sea, April—June 2004 2013 Smultea, M. A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
To ping or not to ping: the use of active acoustic devices in mitigating interactions between small cetaceans and gillnet fisheries 2013 Dawson, S.M. Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Marine mammal bycatch in gillnet and other entangling net fisheries, 1990 to 2011 2013 Reeves R. R Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
WORLD HERITAGE ADVICE NOTE: ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT 2013 IUCN Report, NGO Multiple conservation measures
Impacts of Brazil’s Madeira River Dams: Unlearned lessons for hydroelectric development in Amazonia 2013 Fearnside, P.M. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Insights on the use of dolphins (boto, Inia geoffrensis and Tucuxi, Sotalia fluviatilis) for bait in the piracatinga (Calophysus macropterus) fishery in the western Brazilian Amazon 2013 Iriarte, V. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Report of the workshop on the assessment of southern right whales. 2013 International Whaling Commission Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
River dolphin (Inia geoffrensis, Sotalia fluviatilis) mortality events attributed to artisanal fisheries in the Western Brazilian Amazon 2013 Iriarte, V. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Decadal Change in the Surface Water Salinity Profile of Indian Sundarbans: A Potential Indicator of Climate Change. 2013 Banerjee K Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Particulate and dissolved trace element concentrations in three southern Ecuador rivers impacted by artisanal gold mining 2013 Carling, G. T Peer-reviewed journal article