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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...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:05 ET

Pew otorga becas a los mejores científicos latinoamericanos

The Pew Charitable Trusts designó hoy a diez científicos del ámbito de las ciencias biomédicas para realizar su...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:05 ET

Pew Names Top Latin American Scientists as Fellows

The Pew Charitable Trusts today named 10 postdoctoral scientists to the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences. The...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:05 ET

Early-Career Cancer Researchers named as Pew-Stewart Scholars

 The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust announced today the newest class of Pew-Stewart scholars for cancer...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:05 ET

Pew Names 22 Top Scientists as Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts today named 22 promising early-career researchers as Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences. The recipients join the...

May 19, 2015, 09:30 ET

Pew: Clean Energy Investment Shifting to Developing Nations

Investment in and deployment of electricity infrastructure is shifting from the industrialized economies of the Northern Hemisphere to the...