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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Quality Unknown : The Invisible Water Crisis. Washington, DC: World Bank. 2019 Damania, R Report, Government Water management
The endangered Ganges river dolphin heads towards local extinction in the Barak river system of Assam, India: A plea for conservation 2019 Choudhary, N. B. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Sediment Manual for Stakeholders. Output 6.2 of the Interreg Danube Trans-national Project Danube Sediment co-funded by the European Commission, Vienna. 2019 Habersack H. Manual Regional/ International collaboration
Interacting effects of vessel noise and shallow river depth elevate metabolic stress in Ganges river dolphins 2019 Dey, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Mapping the world’s free-flowing rivers 2019 Grill, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Atlas on Ganges River Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin Of Bangladesh 2019 Aziz, M. A. Report, Government Species knowledge and understanding
Technical mitigation to reduce marine mammal bycatch and entanglement in commercial fishing gear: lessons learnt and future directions 2019 Hamilton, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Whole mitochondrial genome Sequencing and analysis of Platanista gangetica. PhD thesis 2019 Jadhav, C. S. Thesis Species knowledge and understanding
Platanista gangetica (amended version of 2017 assessment) 2019 Braulik, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
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