Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Fishing for the facts: river dolphin bycatch in a small-scale freshwater fishery in Bangladesh. 2019 Dewhurst-Richman Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Irrawaddy River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
South Asian River Dolphin Task Team Workshop Report Kuala Lumpur, July 2019 2019 International Whaling Commission Workshop report Multiple conservation measures
Meet the River Dolphins of the World 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Tucuxi River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Yangtze finless porpoise 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
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