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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Sotalia fluviatilis, Tucuxi 2020 Da Silva, V. Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
Management of Pirarucu (Arapaima gigas, Teleostei, Osteoglossidae) in Sustainable Use Units as a proposal for the restoration of aquatic ecosystems. 2020 Alves Santana, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
How effective are tiger conservation areas at managing their sites against the conservation assured | tiger standards (CA|TS) 2020 Dudley, N Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
On the brink of isolation: Population estimates of the Araguaian river dolphin in a human-impacted region in Brazil 2020 Paschoalini, M Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Impact on endangered Gangetic dolphins due to construction of waterways on the river Ganga, India: an overview 2020 Aggarwal, D Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Protected area evaluation for the conservation of endangered Amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) 2020 Mintzer, V.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Underwater noise pollution in China’s Yangtze River critically endangers Yangtze finless porpoises (Neophocaena asiaeorientalis asiaeorientalis) 2020 Wang, Z. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Exploring Pingers and their Potential to Mitigate River Dolphin Bycatch 2020 Hoyland, I. Thesis Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Mesh mash:Legal fishing net cause most bycatch mortality of endangered South Asian river dolphins 2020 Kelkar, N. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Species distribution modelling of Bryde’s whales, humpback whales, southern right whales, and sperm whales in the southern African region to inform their conservation in expanding economies 2020 Purdon, J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Evidence for the continued use of river dolphin oil for bait fishing and traditional medicine: implications for conservation 2020 Kolipakam V Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
A network of grassroots reserves protects tropical river fish diversity 2020 Koning, A. A. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Long-term population and distribution dynamics of an endangered Irrawaddy dolphin population in Balikpapan Bay, Indonesia in response to coastal development 2020 Kreb, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Complete mitogenome of Ganges river dolphin, Platanista gangetica gangetica and its phylogenetic relationship with other cetaceans 2020 Kumar, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Integrated terrestrial-freshwater planning doubles conservation of tropical aquatic species 2020 Leal, C.G Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Bankable nature solutions; Blueprints for Bankable Nature Solutions from across the globe to adapt to and mitigate climate change and to help our living planet thrive 2020 WWF Report, NGO
Guidelines for the safe and humane handling and release of bycaught small cetaceans from fishing gear. 2020 Hamar, D. Report, NGO Safe rescue, handling and release
Population survey showing a hope for population recovery of the critically endangered Yangtze finless porpoise 2020 Huang J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
System-scale planning to support sustainable energy systems and conservation of freshwater resources for people and nature 2020 Martin, E. Report, Government Water management
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020 FAO Report, Government Fisheries management