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21 Jan, 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...


16 Dec, 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...


31 Oct, 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...


20 Oct, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


29 Aug, 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...


12 Aug, 2014, 16:05 ET State Spending on Employees' Health Insurance Varies Significantly, According to New Report

Spending on health insurance for state employees was up slightly in 2013 over the previous two years, with the cost varying widely from state to...


15 Jul, 2014, 16:00 ET Pew: States Can Strengthen Reserves by Linking Savings to Volatility

 A report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts illustrates how states can save enough during economic boom years to better weather...


08 Jul, 2014, 16:05 ET Pew: State Prison Health Care Spending Trending Down Since Peak

 State spending on prisoner health care increased from fiscal years 2007 to 2011, but it is trending downward from its peak in 2009, according...


24 Jun, 2014, 10:20 ET Pew Welcomes Global Ocean Commission's Recommendations for High Seas Conservation

The Global Ocean Commission, an independent initiative made up of 17 leaders from around the world, today released its proposals for action: a...


24 Jun, 2014, 10:00 ET Pew Awards Research Funding to 10 Latin American Scientists

Ten researchers were named Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. By providing flexible funding...


24 Jun, 2014, 10:00 ET Pew Grants 22 Young Scientists Support for Biomedical Research

Twenty-two outstanding early-career researchers were named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The...


24 Jun, 2014, 10:00 ET Pew and the Stewart Trust Launch Scholars Program Targeting Cancer

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust announced the inaugural class of Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research....


23 May, 2014, 13:53 ET Pew aplaude a las Islas Vírgenes Británicas por establecer un santuario de tiburones permanente

WASHINGTON, 23 de mayo de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El 22 de mayo las Islas Vírgenes Británicas decidieron...


22 May, 2014, 17:28 ET Pew Applauds the British Virgin Islands for Establishing Permanent Shark Sanctuary

The British Virgin Islands moved on May 22 to establish a permanent shark sanctuary in its waters. The designation by the cabinet of the British...


19 May, 2014, 13:49 ET Pew Applauds Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument Designation

 The Pew Charitable Trusts commended the announcement to create the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico,...


05 May, 2014, 07:00 ET Preserving North America's Bird Nursery

It's been dubbed North America's bird nursery: the sprawling billion-plus-acre boreal forest that spans the continent from Alaska across Canada to...


30 Apr, 2014, 17:00 ET Pew: State and Local Governments Play Critical Role in Immigration

A report from The Pew Charitable Trusts released today reviews previous federal action on immigration and examines the roles states and localities...


30 Apr, 2014, 17:00 ET Pew: los gobiernos estatales y locales desempeñan un papel fundamental en la inmigración

Un estudio de The Pew Charitable Trusts publicado hoy revisa la acción federal previa sobre la inmigración y examina los papeles que los...


22 Apr, 2014, 08:00 ET Media Advisory: Pew Launches Global Program to Protect Penguins

Penguin lovers around the world will unite to observe World Penguin Day on April 25th, and The Pew Charitable Trusts is joining the celebration by...