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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
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
Moving towards more sustainable aquaculture practices: a meta‐analysis on the potential of plant‐enriched diets to improve fish growth, immunity and disease resistance. 2021 Reverter, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Draft EIA Notification 2020 2020 MoEF, Government of India Report, Government Water management
Paani Program-System scale planning to support sustainable energy systems and conservation of freshwater resources for people and nature 2020 USAID Report, Government Water management
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