Dramatic decline in Indus river dolphins, irrigation and habitat fragmentation to blame

July 17, 2014 8:55 PM

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Indus river dolphins may be in danger due to irrigation dams along the river that fragment the water supply, according to new research.

Conservationists have long thought that dams built along major rivers would wreak havoc on the marine life and ecosystems there, and this research proves that they may have been right.

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