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Jun 01, 2013, 01:03 ET

Haitourismus könnte laut Untersuchung in den kommenden zwanzig Jahren auf das Doppelte anwachsen

-- Pew ruft aufgrund neuer Untersuchungsergebnissen zur Gründung von Schutzgebieten für Haie auf Laut einer neuen, von Forschern der...

May 31, 2013, 21:21 ET

L'écotourisme des requins pourrait doubler aux cours des vingt prochaines années, selon une étude

  -- Pew demande la désignation de nouveaux sanctuaires pour les requins en fonction des résultats d'une nouvelle étude...

May 31, 2013, 13:14 ET

Investigación encuentra que el ecoturismo relacionado con los tiburones podría duplicarse en las próximas dos décadas

Según un nuevo análisis global dirigido por investigadores de la University of British Columbia (Universidad de Columbia Británica)...

May 31, 2013, 13:11 ET

Ecoturismo de tubarões pode dobrar nos próximos vinte anos, diz estudo

De acordo com uma nova análise global, liderada por pesquisadores da Universidade de British Columbia e outros cientistas, a...

May 31, 2013, 12:26 ET

El ecoturismo de tiburones podría duplicarse en las próximas dos décadas según un estudio

- Pew insta a designar los santuarios de tiburones basándose en los nuevos descubrimientos Según un nuevo análisis...

May 31, 2013, 12:24 ET

Pew Releases Ratings of Nation's Top Banks on Key Consumer Protections

A study from The Pew Charitable Trusts is the first to rate the largest U.S. banks on their policies regarding checking account disclosure terms...

May 30, 2013, 19:00 ET
Sharks are worth more alive than dead: A new global analysis finds shark ecotourism, like diving, is a major economic driver for dozens of countries, generating $314 million annually. The Pew Charitable Trusts says shark sanctuary declarations can protect sharks and the global ecotourism industry and country-specific sites. Credit: Shawn Heinrichs/Pew

Sharks Ecotourism Could Double in Next Two Decades, Study Says

 According to a new global analysis led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and other scientists, shark watching is a major...

May 08, 2013, 12:15 ET

Pew Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Antimicrobial Data Collection Act

The Pew Charitable Trusts today applauded Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Susan Collins (R-ME), for introducing...

May 02, 2013, 16:29 ET

Pew Applauds Reps. Latham and McIntyre for Leadership to Make School Foods Healthier

Jessica Donze Black, Pew's expert on childhood nutrition, issued the following statement on the School Food Modernization Act, H.R. 1783. "We...

Apr 30, 2013, 17:05 ET

Pew: Mortgage interest deduction's geographic distribution highlights uneven impact of federal tax policy on the states

The mortgage interest deduction is one of the largest tax expenditures in the U.S. tax code but the rate at which it is claimed and the average...

Apr 17, 2013, 18:10 ET

Il rapporto di Pew evidenzia un calo degli investimenti mondiali nell'energia pulita e una crescita della capacità nel 2012

-- Con 14,7 miliardi di dollari in investimenti privati, l'Italia si classifica sesta tra le nazioni del G-20 Secondo i risultati di...

Apr 17, 2013, 16:32 ET

Weltweite Investitionen in saubere Energien gingen laut Pew-Bericht zurück, Leistung nahm 2012 dennoch zu

-- Deutschland steht mit 7,5 GW an Solarenergie auf Platz drei der G-20- Länder Die weltweite Branche für saubere Energie steht vor...

Apr 17, 2013, 00:01 ET

Pew Report Finds Global Clean Energy Investment Declined, Capacity Grew in 2012

United States installed record amounts of wind, solar, but fell behind China The global clean energy sector is undergoing geographic and...

Apr 16, 2013, 12:21 ET

Pew Applauds Implementation Plan for the National Ocean Policy

Christopher Mann, director with The Pew Charitable Trusts' environmental program, issued the following statement today in response to the federal...

Apr 04, 2013, 09:04 ET

Pew Explores Damaging Effects of Unemployment & Unexpected Wealth Losses on Mobility and Economic Security

Position on Economic Ladder and Race Impact Recovery A new study from The Pew Charitable Trusts, Hard Choices: Navigating the Economic Shock...

Apr 02, 2013, 17:20 ET

Slow Government Response Likely Contributed To More Illnesses In 2011 Salmonella Outbreak In Ground Turkey, Pew Report Finds

Federal and State Authorities Must Put in Place a Robust Salmonella Surveillance System and Be More Aggressive in Responding to Foodborne Illness...

Apr 02, 2013, 10:42 ET
The major health issues facing our nation - like obesity, asthma, heart disease, diabetes, and injury - are shaped by the conditions in the places where we live and work. To improve wellness, we need to consider health when making decisions in other sectors. Health impact assessments (HIAs) are an effective way to do that. More communities, cities, and states are finding HIAs a useful way to bring health into the conversation. For more information, visit www.healthimpactproject.org.  (PRNewsFoto/The Pew Charitable Trusts)

New Projects Bringing Health Considerations Into Education, Energy Policy, And Other Decisions

The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, today announced eight new grant...

Mar 20, 2013, 15:57 ET

Pew Commends Senators Gillibrand and Feinstein for Working to Shine Light on Antibiotics Practices

Senate HELP Committee Bill Omits Data Reporting The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today adopted the Animal Drug...

Mar 18, 2013, 12:12 ET

Pew Commends Senators Gillibrand and Feinstein for Working to Shine Light on Antibiotics Practices

Senate HELP Committee Neglects its Public Health Mission  The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today released the...

Mar 14, 2013, 00:11 ET

Pew Applauds Unprecedented Conservation Win For Sharks And Manta Rays At CITES

Five species of sharks and two species of manta rays will now be subject to international trade regulation under the Convention on International...