Myanmar's 'smiling' Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction

It's the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.

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Last updated on 19 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Myanmar
Region: 
Indian Ocean
Threats: 
Poisoning
Pollution
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Bycatch
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Energy production and mining
Species group: 
Marine mammals