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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
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
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
System-scale planning to support sustainable energy systems and conservation of freshwater resources for people and nature 2020 Martin, E. Report, Government Water 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
Riverine plastic pollution from fisheries: Insights from the Ganges River system 2020 Nelms, S. E. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Improving river dolphin monitoring using aerial surveys 2020 Oliveira, J. S. F. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
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
In-stream habitat availability for river dolphins in response to flow: use of ecological integrity to manage river flows 2020 Paudel, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Ecological responses to flow variation inform river dolphin conservation 2020 Paudel, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Draft EIA Notification 2020-Dilutes EIA process & encourages violations 2020 Pradhan, A. Report, NGO Water management
Gangetic dolphin deaths in 2020 2020 Rawat, Bhim Singh Report, NGO Patrols/ law enforcement
Status, distribution, threats, and conservation of the Ganges River Dolphin Platanista gangetica (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Cetacea) in NepaL 2020 Shah DN. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring