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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...

Mar 18, 2015, 10:56 ET
Map of Pitcairn Islands Marine Reserve

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...

Mar 10, 2015, 16:15 ET

Pew: Improved Rainy Day Funds Can Mitigate Revenue Forecasting Errors

The amount of money states collect is harder to predict than ever, according to a new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Nelson A....

Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

Pew revela tecnología de vanguardia para contribuir a terminar la pesca ilegal

The Pew Charitable Trusts lanzó hoy una tecnología revolucionaria que ayudará a las autoridades a vigilar, detectar, y responder a...

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
Bristol Bay commercial salmon fishermen cast out the marker buoy on the first set of a gillnet near the Ugashik River.  Credit: Carl Johnson  (visit for additional resources)

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
Emperor penguins in Antarctica. (Credit: John B Weller, Courtesy of The Pew Charitable Trusts)

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
Emperor penguins in Antarctica.

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...