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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
Students in lunch line are offered foods and drinks that meet strong nutrition standards. Studies have found that the location of fruits and vegetables in school lunch lines can significantly increase consumption of those healthier foods.

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

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 21, 2015, 08:15 ET
(Jean Philippe Palasi) These waters are among the most pristine on Earth.

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 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
Penguins in Antarctica's Southern Ocean.

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 22, 2015, 06:20 ET
The creation of the national marine sanctuary makes Palau the first country to declare the waters of its entire exclusive economic zone (EEZ) a marine protected area, with an integral part of the sanctuary a fully protected "no take" zone of 500,000 square kilometers (193,000 square miles).

Palau to Sign National Marine Sanctuary Into Law

The Palau Congress today approved the Palau National Marine Sanctuary Act, which will establish one of the world's largest protected areas of ocean...

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
Proposed Easter Island Marine Park

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...

Sep 28, 2015, 14:15 ET
The Kermadec Islands have one of the world's last unfished populations of Galapagos sharks.

Pew Praises New Zealand's Announcement of Kermadecs Marine Sanctuary

The Pew Charitable Trusts applauds the government of New Zealand for its commitment, announced today, to create a 620,000-square-kilometre...

Sep 25, 2015, 10:45 ET

ADVISORY: Pew to Host Top DOD Officials Discussing National Security Energy Concerns

For the U.S. military, energy is more than just a commodity, it has geopolitical, strategic, and tactical relevance. To better understand this...

Sep 22, 2015, 08:58 ET

Pew Applauds Obama Administration's Protections for Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat

The Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued final plans today that balance conservation with economic development across 10...

Aug 04, 2015, 15:53 ET
New wilderness act protects alpine lakes in the Boulder-White Clouds

Pew Applauds Congress for Passing Legislation to Protect Idaho Wilderness

The Pew Charitable Trusts praised legislation passed today by the U.S. Senate designating more than 275,000 acres of public land as wilderness in...

Jul 29, 2015, 12:35 ET
Percentage of households with liabilities and median amount owed, by debt type and generation

Pew Finds Complex Relationship Between Debt and Financial Security and Mobility

A report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts finds that Americans' debt has increased over the past three decades, due particularly to home...

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...

Jun 30, 2015, 16:45 ET

Pew: Consumers Without Banks Use Prepaid Cards Like Checking Accounts

The Pew Charitable Trusts released a report today that finds the use of general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid cards on the rise among consumers....

Jun 19, 2015, 11:03 ET

Pew Applauds Proposed Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

 The Pew Charitable Trusts commends the Obama administration for issuing today a draft rule to increase the fuel efficiency of, and reduce...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:05 ET

Top 10 Cientistas Latino-Americanos São Nomeados Pew Fellows

Dez cientistas foram nomeados hoje pela Pew Charitable Trusts para o programa de bolsas de pós-doutorado Pew Fellows Latino-Americanos em...