Govt 'working hard' to save dolphins
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Bangladesh, Oct. 24 -- The Bangladesh government has said that it is taking all necessary steps to protect river dolphins and reverse the decline of these amazing cetaceans.
"The number of dolphins in the Sundarbans has increased at a significant rate as Dhangmari, Ghagramari and Chandpai sanctuaries have witnessed a 55 percent increase of the aquatic mammal, a milestone in the country's dolphin conservation," Md Shahab Uddin, the Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister, said on Saturday.
"If dolphins can be protected, it is also possible to save the river environment. So the government is working hard to protect the freshwater dolphins in the country's rivers," he said at a webinar on International Freshwater Dolphin Day 2020,...
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