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Filtered : Dolphins of Bangladesh Confront Changing Waters

Bangladesh Helps Threatened Dolphins Stay Afloat

February 14, 2012

The Government of Bangladesh declares three new wildlife sanctuaries for Ganges River and Irrawaddy dolphins. A WCS collaborative study with the Bangladesh Forest Department helped pinpoint the locations of the new protected areas.

Looking for a Good Catch? Ask the Irrawaddy Dolphin

August 4, 2006

A novel partnership between fishermen of the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar and an endangered river dolphin guarantees a good catch for the fishermen. By establishing a protected area along a stretch of the river, the government of Myanmar is helping to safeguard this unique cultural tradition.

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