River dolphin population declining amid rising numbers of dams

July 18, 2014 8:06 PM

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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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