Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Distribution and habitat status of Ganges river dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in Mohana river segment of Western Nepal 2019 Khatiwada, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
A comparison of image and observer aerial surveys of narwhal 2019 Bröker, K. C. A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Mercury in Populations of River Dolphins of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins 2019 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Conference proceedings Multiple conservation measures
Decline towards extinction of Mexico’s vaquita porpoise (Phocoena sinus) 2019 Jaramillo-Legorreta, A. M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The newly described Araguaian river dolphins, Inia araguaiaensis (Cetartiodactyla, Iniidae), produce a diverse repertoire of acoustic signals 2019 Melo-Santos, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Minería ilegal: la peor devastación en la historia de la Amazonía. 2021. Noticias ambientales Mongabay 2019 Praeli, Y. R Popular article Regional/ International collaboration
National Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy (NIFAP) draft 2019 National Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy (NIFAP) draft Law/Regulation Fisheries management
Environmental and Social Assessment Studies for Assam Inland Water Transport Project 2019 ARKITECHNO consultancies Report, Government Multiple conservation measures
Management Plan for the Ganges River Dolphin in Halda River of Bangladesh 2019 Khan, M. M. H. Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Protected areas and freshwater biodiversity: a novel systematic review distils eight lessons for effective conservation 2019 Acreman, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
With satellite monitoring, South American dolphins tell us their story 2019 Beltran, H Infographic Research and monitoring
Guidelines for using a Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas. Version 1.0 2019 KBA Standards and Appeals Committee Manual Protected Areas
Sand and Sustainability: Finding new solutions for environmental governance of global sand 2019 UNEP Report, Government
Density, abundance and group size of river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) in central Amazonia, Brazil 2019 Pavanato, H. J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Conservation Action Plan for Ganges River Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin of Bangladesh – Final Report 2019 Aziz, M. A. Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Teaching Tools about Freshwater Dolphins 2019 WWF Brochure Species knowledge and understanding
Amazon River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Ganges River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Quality unknown: the invisible water crisis 2019 World Bank Popular article
Indus River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding