Hope for critically endangered Mekong river dolphins as population increases for first time

After decades of seemingly irreversible decline, results from a WWF and Government of Cambodia census released today show that the population of critically endangered river dolphins in the Mekong has risen from 80 to 92 in the past two years – the first increase since records began more than twenty years ago.

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Last updated on 27 April 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Cambodia
Region: 
South-East Asia
Species: 
Delphinus delphis
Species group: 
Marine mammals