Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
Repeated downsweep vocalizations of the Araguaian river dolphin, Inia araguaiaensis 2020 Melo-Santos, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Phylogenetic Relationships of Platanistoid River Dolphins 2020 Messenger, S. L. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Effectiveness of unmanned aerial vehicles to detect Amazon dolphins 2020 Oliveira-da-Costa, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Enhancing Conservation of River Dolphins through Sub-regional Cooperation: Webinar Proceedings 2020 Das, B.K Workshop report Regional/ International collaboration
Riverine plastic pollution from fisheries: Insights from the Ganges River system 2020 Nelms, S. E. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
A field comparison of marine mammal detections via visual, acoustic, and infrared (IR) imaging methods offshore Atlantic Canada 2020 Smith, H. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Improving river dolphin monitoring using aerial surveys 2020 Oliveira, J. S. F. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
A review of the failed attempts to curb mercury use at artisanal gold mines and a proposed solution 2020 Veiga, M.M. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Mapping Myanmar’s Free-flowing rivers – Assessment of current and future impacts of dam-infrastructure development on river connectivity 2020 Bonzi, C. Report, NGO Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Ex situ options for cetacean conservation: December 2018 workshop, Nuremberg, Germany 2020 Taylor, B.L Conference proceedings Species knowledge and understanding
Concerted Action for the Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) 2020 CMS Conservation Plan Regional/ International collaboration
Passive acoustic monitoring of the distribution patterns of Irrawaddy dolphin (Orcaella brevirostris) in the middle reaches of the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar 2020 Wang Z. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Freshwater small cetaceans in Asia – current situation and role of a potential IWC Conservation Management Plan 2020 Khan U. Conference proceedings Conservation Action Plan
Factors affecting the persistence of endangered Ganges river dolphins (Platanista gangetica gangetica) 2020 Paudel S. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures