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14 Dec, 2012, 13:01 ET New Quebec Park One of North America's Largest

Pew applauds protection of area three times the size of Yellowstone Mathew Jacobson of the Pew Environment Group's boreal campaign issued...


07 Dec, 2012, 16:05 ET Pew aplaude a la Polinesia Francesa por crear el mayor santuario de tiburones del mundo

Josh Reichert, director administrativo de Pew Environment Group, emitió la siguiente declaración hoy en respuesta a la Polinesia...


07 Dec, 2012, 15:59 ET Pew félicite la Polynésie française pour avoir créé le plus grand sanctuaire de requins au monde

Josh Reichert, directeur général du groupe environnemental Pew, a émis la déclaration suivante en réponse à l'annonce...


07 Dec, 2012, 15:55 ET Pew gratuliert Französisch-Polynesien zur Schaffung des weltweit größten Haischutzgebiets

Josh Reichert, Managing Director der Pew Environment Group, gab heute in Reaktion auf die Bekanntgabe von Französisch-Polynesien, einen...


07 Dec, 2012, 09:18 ET Pew Applauds French Polynesia for Creating the World's Largest Shark Sanctuary

 Josh Reichert, managing director of the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to French Polynesia announcing...


22 Nov, 2012, 18:31 ET Pew begrüßt Votum des Europäischen Parlaments für strengeres Verbot von Haifisch-„Finning"

Das Europäische Parlament stimmte heute dafür, das Verbot der Europäischen Union in Bezug auf das Haifisch-„Finning" zu...


22 Nov, 2012, 18:25 ET Pew salue le vote du Parlement européen en faveur d'un renforcement de l'interdiction de la découpe des ailerons de requin

Le Parlement européen a voté aujourd'hui afin de renforcer l'interdiction, faite par l'Union européenne, de procéder au...


22 Nov, 2012, 15:10 ET Pew aplaude el voto del Parlamento Europeo para una prohibición más rigurosa de aleteo de tiburones

El Parlamento Europeo votó hoy para fortalecer la prohibición de la Unión Europea del aleteo de tiburones, la práctica de...


22 Nov, 2012, 14:17 ET Pew aplaude voto do Parlamento Europeu sobre aumento das restrições para remoção e retenção das barbatanas de tubarões

O Parlamento Europeu votou hoje a favor do aumento das restrições da União Europeia para remoção e retenção das...


22 Nov, 2012, 14:14 ET Pew celebra voto del Parlamento Europeo para prohibición más enérgica de aleteo de tiburones

El Parlamento Europeo votó hoy el fortalecimiento de la prohibición de la Unión Europea del aleteo de tiburones, una práctica...


22 Nov, 2012, 07:45 ET Pew Applauds European Parliament Vote for Stronger Shark Finning Ban

 The European Parliament voted today to strengthen the European Union's ban on shark finning, the practice of slicing off a shark's fins and...


19 Nov, 2012, 09:54 ET ICCAT follows scientific advice on Atlantic bluefin tuna, makes some progress on sharks, efforts to combat illegal fishing

The following is being released by the Pew Environment Group: At the conclusion of their week-long meeting in Agadir, 48 member governments of the...


06 Nov, 2012, 12:49 ET Phone Briefing: Pew Briefing on International Meeting on Tuna, Sharks and Illegal Fishing

  On Thursday, Nov. 8, at 9 a.m. EST, 1400 U.K. time, the Pew Environment Group will host a media phone briefing on the upcoming meeting...


04 Oct, 2012, 20:00 ET Governments Set to Tackle International Shark Trade

Seven species of vulnerable sharks and manta rays have now been submitted by 35 countries for consideration for protection next year under an...


04 Sep, 2012, 13:32 ET Southeast Suffered Millions in Economic Losses from Overfishing; Pew-commissioned study underscores need for protecting species

 The Southeast sustained tens of millions of dollars in economic losses during a five-year period because years of overfishing depleted species...


19 Jul, 2012, 12:00 ET EU Commission Makes History with Proposal to Phase Out Bottom Trawling for Deep-Sea Species

Move to protect the deep sea positions Commissioner Damanaki as a global defender of vulnerable ocean life In a move that will help...


20 Jun, 2012, 22:12 ET Venezuela Prohíbe Corte de Aletas de Tiburón y Crea Área Protegida

- Pew aplaude medida para prohibir la pesca de tiburón en hábitat crítico de procreación Venezuela fijó esta semana una...


20 Jun, 2012, 22:09 ET Venezuela acaba com o corte de barbatana de tubarão e cria área de proteção

A Venezuela tomou uma série de medidas nesta semana para proteger os tubarões em suas águas. Uma das medidas mais significativas foi...


20 Jun, 2012, 17:34 ET Venezuela Ends Shark Finning, Creates Protected Area

Pew applauds action to ban shark fishing in critical breeding habitat Venezuela set forth a series of measures this week to protect sharks...


13 Jun, 2012, 13:40 ET Australia Set to Announce Historic Ocean Protections

World's largest network of marine protected areas includes massive fully protected marine reserve in Coral Sea  Australia is expected to...


09 May, 2012, 19:17 ET Pew celebra acción conjunta de Honduras y Costa Rica para la protección de los tiburones martillos

El Pew Environment Group, hoy a reconocido a los gobiernos de Honduras y Costa Rica por tomar la iniciativa al proponer la protección de los...


18 Apr, 2012, 14:53 ET Le Québec avance dans ses plans pour protéger une région boréale aussi vaste que la France

- Pew fait l'éloge des législations pionnières en matière de protection de la nature  Mathew Jacobson, l'administrateur...


17 Apr, 2012, 15:30 ET Quebec Moves Forward to Protect Boreal Region as Large as France

Pew praises visionary conservation legislation  Mathew Jacobson, manager of the Pew Environment Group's International Boreal...


23 Mar, 2012, 09:30 ET Crossroads for the World's Biggest Tuna Fishery

Pew presses international body for better management of tuna, sharks, and illegal fishing Decisions affecting the world's largest tuna...


12 Mar, 2012, 17:47 ET Sens. Kerry, Snowe, Rockefeller, Brown, and Whitehouse Introduce Bill Supporting Fish, Coastal Communities; Reps. Frank and Guinta Expected to Introduce Companion Bill in the House

Conservationists, Fishermen Back Exclusive Funding Source for Ocean Fish Management The Pew Environment Group commended Sens. John Kerry...