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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
Seasonal flow dynamics exacerbate overlap between artisanal fisheries and imperiled Ganges River dolphins 2020 Paudel S. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Bridging the gap between researchers, conservation planners, and decision makers to improve species conservation decision-making 2020 Ferraz, K. M. P. M. de B. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
CMP Nomination of a Conservation Management Plan for Amazon, Orinoco and Tocantins-Araguaia river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis, Inia boliviensis, Inia araguaiaensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) 2020 IWC Conservation Plan Regional/ International collaboration
Amazonian river dolphin density estimates in the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve 2017-2019 2020 Marmontel, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Radio tracking of the Yangtze finless porpoise 2020 Würsig, B. Popular article Research and monitoring
A DPSIR Assessment on Ecosystem Services Challenges in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam: Coping with the Impacts of Sand Mining 2020 Sekar, N.A. Peer-reviewed journal article