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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
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
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
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
National Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy (NIFAP) draft 2019 National Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy (NIFAP) draft Law/Regulation Fisheries management
The endangered Ganges river dolphins in Nepal: small and declining population. 2019 Paudel, S. Conference proceedings Conservation Action Plan
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
Electrofishing as a potential threat to freshwater cetaceans 2019 Thomas, P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Sand and Sustainability: Finding new solutions for environemental governance of global sand resources 2019 UNEP Report, NGO Water management
Atlas on Ganges River Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin Of Bangladesh 2019 Aziz, M. A. Report, Government Species knowledge and understanding
Quality Unknown : The Invisible Water Crisis. Washington, DC: World Bank. 2019 Damania, R Report, Government Water management
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
Platanista gangetica (amended version of 2017 assessment) 2019 Braulik, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
A comparison of image and observer aerial surveys of narwhal 2019 Bröker, K. C. A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
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
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