Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Morphological disparity in the skull of Amazon River dolphins of the genus Inia (Cetacea, Iniidae) is inconsistent with a single taxon 2022 Emin-Lima, R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Trophic ecology of Amazonian River dolphins from three rivers in Brazil and Bolivia 2022 Echeverria, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring, Species knowledge and understanding
Freshwater connectivity corridors of the Amazon Basin 2021 (under review) Caldas, B Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
IWC Conservation Management Plans Program Handbook and Strategic Plan 2021 – 2030 2021 (to be published) IWC Manual Regional/ International collaboration
Report of the Trinational workshop on the Irrawaddy Dolphin, 1st to 4th December 2020 2021 Khan, U. Workshop report Multiple conservation measures
Status of Ganges River Dolphins, Threats, and Best Practices for conservation 2021 2021 Qureshi, Q. Report, Government Conservation Action Plan
Mota FIsheries in Peruvian Amazon 2021 WWF Peru Fact sheet Fisheries management
Coexisting in the Peruvian Amazon: Interactions between fisheries and river dolphins 2021 Campbell, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Gear modifications reduced humpack whale entaglments in a commerical rock lobster fishery 2021 Jason R. How Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
What do Environmental Flows Mean for Long-term Freshwater Ecosystems’ Protection? Assessment of the Mexican Water Reserves for the Environment Program 2021 Salinas-Rodríguez, S.A. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
How to Protect Free Flowing Rivers: The Bita River Ramsar Site as an Example of Science and Management Tools Working Together. 2021 Suarez, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Fishing Operations: Guidelines to prevent and reduce bycatch of marine mammals in capture fisheries 2021 FAO Manual Fisheries management
Taxonomic revision of the South Asian River dolphins (Platanista): Indus and Ganges River dolphins are separate species 2021 Braulik, G. T., I. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
The Use of Barriers to Limit the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Animal Species: A Global Review 2021 Jones, P. E. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Who shapes the environmental policy in the global south? Unpacking the reality of Nepal 2021 Aryal, k. Peer-reviewed journal article Patrols/ law enforcement
Mitigating the effect of shipping on freshwater cetaceans: The case study of the Yangtze finless porpoise 2021 Mei, Zhigang Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Progress and pitfalls: a systematic review of the evidence for agricultural sustainability standards 2021 Traldi, R. Peer-reviewed journal article
Agência Nacional de Águas e Saneamento Básico (ANA) 2021 Government of Brazil, ANA Website Water management
Conselho Nacional de Recursos Hídricos (CNRH) 2021 Government of Brazil, CNRH Website Water management
Durable freshwater protection: A framework for establishing and maintaining long-term protection for freshwater ecosystems and the values they sustain. 2021 Higgins, J. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management