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25 Apr, 2017, 08:07 ET Pew: Urgency Grows for Network of Protected Areas Off Antarctica

The Pew Charitable Trusts called today on the 25 member governments of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources...


14 Dec, 2016, 10:03 ET Pew salue la protection renforcée par la France de zones marines entourant les îles Crozet et Kerguelen

Un décret étend de plus de 100 000 kilomètres carrés la protection renforcée de ces eaux au sud de l'océan Indien The Pew Charitable Trusts se...


07 Dec, 2016, 05:30 ET Pew and RWJF: Schools Report Growing Success With Healthier Menus

School food service directors are using a mix of strategies—three, on average—to encourage students to eat healthy meals and snacks, and many see...


01 Dec, 2016, 10:13 ET Pew: Pacific Bluefin Tuna Management Proposal Will Not End Overfishing

The Pacific bluefin tuna has been overfished for decades and has seen population declines of 97 percent, but a management proposal to be considered...


21 Nov, 2016, 08:03 ET Pew Applauds New Shark Sanctuary in Kiribati

The Pew Charitable Trusts applauded the Pacific island nation of Kiribati today for its establishment of the world's second largest...


27 Oct, 2016, 20:00 ET Pew Applauds Designation of the World's Largest Marine Protected Area

The 35th annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), which ended today, resulted in an...


04 Oct, 2016, 10:15 ET Pew Commends New Shark and Ray Trade Regulations

The Pew Charitable Trusts today applauded the move by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)...


28 Sep, 2016, 12:05 ET Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Reduce Risk and Cost of Repeatedly Flooded Properties

 Bipartisan legislation introduced today by Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), the Repeatedly Flooded Communities...


15 Sep, 2016, 00:12 ET Pew Applauds Creation of First Marine National Monument in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean

 President Barack Obama will announce today the designation of the first marine national monument in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean—the...


14 Sep, 2016, 19:01 ET Pew Applauds United Kingdom's Designation of Pitcairn Islands Marine Reserve

 The Pew Charitable Trusts joins the Pitcairn Island Council in praising Her Majesty's government for today's designation of 320,465 square...


26 Aug, 2016, 00:01 ET Pew Applauds Expansion of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

 The Pew Charitable Trusts joins partners in Hawaii and the scientific community in praising today's announcement by President Barack Obama...


19 Jul, 2016, 07:00 ET Pew pide suspensión para la pesca comercial del atún de aleta azul del Pacífico para evitar colapso de la población

La especie se ha achicado con la pesca en más del 97 por ciento, y continúa la sobrepesca The Pew Charitable Trusts pidió hoy...


19 Jul, 2016, 07:00 ET Pew Calls for Moratorium on Commercial Fishing of Pacific Bluefin Tuna to Prevent Population's Collapse

The Pew Charitable Trusts today called for a two-year moratorium on commercial fishing of the highly depleted Pacific bluefin tuna. In this year's...


15 Jun, 2016, 14:54 ET Pew celebra el nuevo santuario de tiburones en el Caribe

Los tiburones se encuentran seguros a través de todo el Caribe, gracias a la creación de cuatro nuevos santuarios de tiburones en la...


15 Jun, 2016, 14:31 ET Pew Applauds New Caribbean Shark Sanctuaries

Sharks are safer across the Caribbean Sea, with the announcement of four new shark sanctuaries in the region. Prime Minister William Marlin of St....


09 Jun, 2016, 11:05 ET Exceptional Early-Career Scientists Named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences

The Pew Charitable Trusts today named 22 exceptional early-career scientists as Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences. The 2016 class of Pew...


09 Jun, 2016, 11:05 ET Pew Names 10 Top Latin American Scientists as Fellows

The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced the newest class of Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences. Ten innovative...


09 Jun, 2016, 11:05 ET Five Early-Career Cancer Researchers Selected as Pew-Stewart Scholars

 The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust announced today the 2016 class of Pew-Stewart scholars for cancer...


02 May, 2016, 18:13 ET Pew: El atún contribuye a la economía global con al menos US$42.200 millones por año

Las embarcaciones pesqueras pescan una cantidad de atún que contribuye con más de US$42.000 millones a la economía global cada...


02 May, 2016, 11:26 ET Pew: Tuna Contributes at Least $42.2 Billion Annually to Global Economy

Fishing vessels catch enough tuna to contribute more than US$42 billion to the global economy annually, according to a report released today by The...


02 May, 2016, 03:15 ET Pew se congratula del amplio apoyo mundial a las propuestas de protección de tiburones y rayas

 En un llamado mundial a la acción que no tiene precedentes, más de 50 países han acordado copatrocinar una o más de las...


02 May, 2016, 03:15 ET Pew Commends Broad Global Support for Proposed Shark and Ray Protections

 In an unprecedented global call to action, more than 50 countries have agreed to co-sponsor one or more of the proposals to nominate...


12 Feb, 2016, 00:28 ET Pew Applauds Plan to Create National Monuments in California Desert

The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised the Obama administration's plan to designate three new national monuments in the California desert: Mojave...


29 Jan, 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...


28 Jan, 2016, 11:30 ET 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,...