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River fisheries: ecological bases for management and conservation
Large rivers and their floodplains support a significant proportion of the world’s biodiversity and provide important goods and ecological services to society, including fisheries. Riverine ecosystems and fisheries are ...
Freshwater resources conservation: an action-oriented overview
Type: Book Chapter
Biodiversity in rivers and wetlands is very seriously at risk as evident from the fact that 63% of freshwater fish species in South Africa, 42% of those in Europe and 27% of those in North America have become extinct, ...
Balancing hydropower and biodiversity in the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong
Type: Journal Article
The worlds most biodiverse river basins (the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong) are experiencing an unprecedented boom in construction of hydropower dams. These projects address important energy needs, but advocates often overestimate ...