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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Secrets of the Amazon River Dolphin 2019 WWF Popular article Species knowledge and understanding
Mercury contamination in water and sediments and the associated health risk: a case study of artisanal gold-mining. 2019 Riaz, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Trace elements accumulation in the Yangtze finless porpoise (Neophocaena asiaorientalis asiaorientalis) – A threat to the endangered freshwater cetacean. 2019 Xiong, X. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Governance of the Ganges River Basin: A comparative analysis of water agreements and the UN Watercourses Convention. 2019 Siddique, S. Report, NGO Regional/ International collaboration
River dolphins at Risk 2019 WWF Brochure Fisheries management
Plano de Ação Nacional para a Conservação dos Mamíferos Aquáticos Amazônicos 2019-2024 2019 Ministry of the Environment Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Quantifying the impact of grain for green program on ecosystem service management: A case study of Exibei region, China. 2019 Yu, Q. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Policy improvements and farmers’ willingness to participate: Insights from the new round of China’s Sloping Land Conversion Program 2019 Zhang, Z. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Boom to bust? Implications for the continued rapid growth of the eastern Australian humpback whale population despite recovery. 2019 Noad, M. J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The global decline of freshwater megafauna 2019 Fengzhi, He Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Interactions between children, teenagers and botos (Inia araguaiaensis and Inia geoffrensis) in markets and fairs of Eastern Amazon. 2019 Rodrigues, A.L.F. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Mercury in populations of River Dolphins of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins 2019 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Plano de Ação Nacional para a Conservação dos Mamíferos Aquáticos Amazônicos 2019-2024 2019 ICMBio Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Boto (Inia geoffrensis—Cetacea: Iniidae) aggregations in two provisioning sites in the lower Negro River—Amazonas, Brazil: are they related? 2019 Gravena, W. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Plan de Acción Nacional para la Conservación de Delfines de Río y Manatí Amazónico en el Perú 2019 Produce Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Both cetaceans in the Brazilian Amazon show sustained, profound population declines over two decades. 2018 Da Silva VM Peer-reviewed journal article
Achieving Water Stewardship in the Büyük Menderes basin 2018 Yıldırım Özata, Z. D Conference proceedings Water management
Inia geoffrensis, Amazon River Dolphin 2018 da Silva, V. Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
PINGERS: can be the eyes of blind ganges dolphins (Platanista Gangetica Gangetica, Roxburgh 1801) 2018 Deori, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Ganga water pollution: A potential health threat to inhabitants of Ganga basin 2018 Dwivedi S Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring