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Progress protecting Mekong River dolphins undermined by proposed dams

TweetIn January 2017 an international workshop on the Critically Endangered freshwater population of dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) in the Mekong River was held in Kratie, Cambodia [click here to read report]. This was the fourth such workshop convened by the World … Continue reading

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Update on Mekong and Ayeyarwady Irrawaddy dolphin conservation

TweetWith support of the CSG, further steps were taken recently toward the conservation of two of Asia’s three riverine populations of Irrawaddy dolphins Orcaella brevirostris: in the Mekong of Cambodia and Laos and in the Ayeyarwady of Myanmar. Mekong River … Continue reading

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Update on conservation of the critically endangered Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphins

TweetThe CSG has provided technical support to efforts to save the Mekong River’s critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins – only about 85 remain in Cambodia and Laos. There is some good news – with new protection and research efforts. The entire … Continue reading

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