River dolphin population declining amid rising numbers of dams

July 18, 2014 8:06 PM

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River dolphin population declining amid rising numbers of dams

Scientists have warned against the decreasing number of river dolphins and said that the rising number of dams is posing serious threat to them.

According to a new study, the populations of the Indus river dolphins, which are endangered, are dropping in rivers due to the removal of water for irrigation and habitat fragmentation.

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