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May 02, 2016, 03:15 ET Pew Commends Broad Global Support for Proposed Shark and Ray Protections

 In an unprecedented global call to action, more than 50 countries have agreed to co-sponsor one or more of the proposals to nominate...


Feb 12, 2016, 00:28 ET Pew Applauds Plan to Create National Monuments in California Desert

The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised the Obama administration's plan to designate three new national monuments in the California desert: Mojave...


Jan 29, 2016, 12:00 ET Media Advisory: Pew Event: Extreme Weather - Our Nation's Response

 We've all experienced extreme weather – just this week in fact—and scientists suggest extreme weather and climate events have...


Jan 28, 2016, 11:30 ET Poll Reveals Ohio Parents' Concerns About Short School Lunch Periods

Almost half (48 percent) of Ohio voters with children in K-12 public schools think that students do not have enough time to eat lunch at school,...


Dec 21, 2015, 08:15 ET Pew Praises Potential Expansion of French Southern Territories Marine Reserve

 The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised France's plan to consider expanded protections for the waters around the French Southern and Antarctic...


Dec 21, 2015, 08:15 ET La France annonce la création prochaine de la 5ème plus grande réserve marine du monde

Le gouvernement français souhaite créer une réserve marine hautement protégée plus vaste que la France métropolitaine...


Dec 08, 2015, 11:01 ET Pew: States Should Be Clear on Purpose of Rainy Day Savings

 Many states struggle with how much to save because their purpose for doing so is unclear, according to a new report from The Pew Charitable...


Oct 30, 2015, 04:19 ET Pew: Nations Miss Historic Opportunity to Protect Antarctic Waters

 For the fifth consecutive meeting, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)—which consists of...


Oct 27, 2015, 11:38 ET Pew Report Examines Changes to Evolving U.S. Power Grid

Since the turn of this century, there has been a six-fold increase in the number of grid outages across the country, from 2 a month to nearly 18...


Oct 05, 2015, 14:46 ET Pew y Bertarelli alaban la creación del Parque Marino de Isla de Pascua por parte de Chile

La propuesta de la comunidad Rapanui lleva a la creación de una de las áreas marinas protegidas más grandes del mundo The Pew...


Oct 05, 2015, 14:44 ET Pew y Bertarelli alaban la creación del Parque Marino de Isla de Pascua por parte de Chile

The Pew Charitable Trusts y la Fundación Bertarelli han aplaudido hoy la decisión del Gobierno chileno de crear uno de las áreas...


Oct 05, 2015, 09:04 ET Pew and Bertarelli Praise Chile's Creation of Easter Island Marine Park

The Pew Charitable Trusts and The Bertarelli Foundation applaud today's action by the Chilean government to create one of the world's largest fully...


Jul 23, 2015, 11:42 ET Parental Income Has Outsized Influence on Children's Economic Future

New analysis by researchers at Stanford University, funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Russell Sage Foundation, finds that approximately...


Mar 18, 2015, 10:56 ET Pew, National Geographic Applaud Creation of Pitcairn Islands Marine Reserve

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Geographic Society praised action by the British government today to create the world's largest fully...


Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Pew Unveils Pioneering Technology to Help End Illegal Fishing

 The Pew Charitable Trusts launched groundbreaking technology today that will help authorities monitor, detect, and respond to illicit fishing...


Dec 16, 2014, 17:48 ET Pew Applauds Protection of Alaska's Bristol Bay

 The Pew Charitable Trusts applauds today's decision by the Obama administration to protect Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most productive...


Oct 31, 2014, 08:33 ET Pew Praises Adoption of Protections for Antarctic Krill

 The Pew Charitable Trusts commended the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) for acting to expand...


Oct 20, 2014, 07:00 ET AOA calls on CCAMLR to agree on marine protection of the Ross Sea and East Antarctica

As representatives of the 25 Members1 of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet in Hobart, where...


Oct 17, 2014, 12:38 ET Canadian Beaufort Sea Fisheries Management Plan Applauded

A new Arctic fisheries management plan announced by Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq that will protect more than 800,000 square kilometres in...


Aug 29, 2014, 16:15 ET The Pew Charitable Trusts: Banner Day for Bluefin

A bright new chapter for bluefin tuna has begun. NOAA Fisheries just issued a strong final amendment Aug. 29 for protecting these giants of the...