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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Conservation management of small core areas: key to survival of a Critically Endangered population of Irrawaddy river dolphins Orcaella brevirostris in Indonesia 2005 Kreb D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Mekong River Fish Conservation Zones in Southern Laos: Assessing Effectiveness Using Local Ecological Knowledge 2005 Baird, I. G. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Heavy metals in sediments, mussels and oysters from Trinidad and Venezuela 2005 De Astudillo, L. R Peer-reviewed journal article
Phylogenetic position of Platanista gangetica: insights from the mitochondrial cytochrome b and nuclear interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein gene sequences 2004 Verma, S. K. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Number, seasonal movements, and residency characteristics of river dolphins in an Amazonian floodplain lake system. 2004 Martin, AR Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
How can conservation biology inform the practice of Integrated River Basin Management? 2004 Gilman, R. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Orcaella brevirostris (Mekong River subpopulation) 2004 Smith, B.D. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Abundance of freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins in the Mahakam River in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, based on mark-recapture analysis of photo-identified individuals 2004 Kreb, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Living Under an Aquatic Freeway: Effects of Boats on Irrawaddy Dolphins(Orcaella brevirostris) in a Coastal and Riverine Environment in Indonesia. 2004 Kreb, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
River dolphins and flooded forest: seasonal habitat use and sexual segregation of botos (Inia geoffrensis) in an extreme cetacean environment 2004 Martin, A. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Riverine habitat preferences of botos (Inia geoffrensis) and tucuxis (Sotalia fluviatilis) in the central Amazon 2004 Martin, A. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Facultative River Dolphins: Conservation and Social Ecology of Freshwater and Coastal Irrawaddy Dolphins in Indonesia. Chapter 9: Social dynamics of facultative Irrawaddy river dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) in Borneo: Impacts of habitat 2004 Kreb D. Book Chapter Species knowledge and understanding
Behavioural responses of Sotalia fluviatilis (Cetacea, Delphinidae) to Acoustic Pingers, Fortaleza, Brazil. 2004 Monteiro-Neto, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Status and conservation of the Gangetic dolphin in the Karnali river, Nepal. 2003 Timilsina, N. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The structure and dynamics of geographic ranges 2003 Gaston, K. J. Book Research and monitoring
Heavy metals in marine mammals 2003 Krishna D Book Chapter Research and monitoring
Field experiments show that acoustic pingers reduce marine mammal bycatch in the California drift gill net fishery. 2003 Barlow, J. Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Managing Rivers Wisely: Lessons from WWF’s work for integrated river basin management. Introduction, synthesis & case studies 2003 WWF Report, NGO Water management
China’s ‘Grain-to-Green’ plan fundamental to managing water and soil erosion 2003 WWF - China Website Water management
North Atlantic humpback whale abundance and rate of increase four decades after protection from whaling 2003 Stevick, P. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring