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Nov 22, 2012, 19:00 ET Phone Briefing: Heated Discussion Expected for Upcoming Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Meeting

Multibillion-dollar tuna management body at a crossroads  The Pew Environment Group will host a media phone briefing on the upcoming...


Aug 20, 2012, 10:48 ET Pew applauds largest ever U.S. court ordered restitution in history of the Lacey Act

 Karen Sack, director of international ocean conservation for the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement in response to a...


Aug 13, 2012, 14:40 ET Pew Applauds Balanced Planning for National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska

The Pew Environment Group issued the following statement today applauding Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's announcement of a plan for the National...


Jun 14, 2012, 20:27 ET L'Australie en passe d'annoncer des mesures historiques de protection des océans

- Le réseau d'aires marines protégées le plus vaste au monde comprend d'importantes réserves marines entièrement...


Jun 14, 2012, 15:03 ET Australien vor Ankündigung historischen Ozeanschutzgebiets

- Weltweit größtes Netzwerk maritimer Schutzgebiete umfasst voll geschütztes Meeresreservat im Korallenmeer WASHINGTON, 14. Juni...


Apr 22, 2012, 14:12 ET More than 2,000 Scientists Worldwide Urge Protection of Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries

More than 2,000 scientists from 67 countries urged Arctic leaders, in an open letter released today by the Pew Environment Group, to develop an...


Jan 26, 2012, 17:29 ET Pew préconise la mise en œuvre de réformes à la réglementation de la pêche en eau profonde de l'Union Européenne

- et insiste auprès de la commissaire Damanaki pour qu'elle appuie la publication de la proposition de régime d'accès en eau profonde Le Pew...


Jan 26, 2012, 14:14 ET Pew pide reformas a las regulaciones de pesca de gran altura de la UE

- Damanaki lanza la propuesta de régimen de acceso a alta mar de la Comisión Europea   El Pew Environment Group ha animado hoy a la Comisión...


Jan 26, 2012, 10:12 ET Pew drängt nach Reformen der EU-Tiefseefischerei-Verordnungen

- Damanaki vor Veröffentlichung des Vorschlags der EU-Kommission zur Regelung des Tiefseezugangs Die Pew Environment Group ermutigte heute die...


Jan 26, 2012, 07:00 ET Pew Urges Reforms to EU Deep-Sea Fishing Regulations

Damanaki to Release European Commission Deep-Sea Access Regime Proposal The Pew Environment Group today encouraged the European...


Nov 11, 2011, 11:23 ET NEAFC Protects Deep-Sea Sharks but Falls Short for Other Species and Habitats

The 30th annual meeting of the North East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC) ended today, with countries agreeing to prohibit...


Oct 21, 2011, 15:35 ET Taiwan to Establish Shark Finning Ban

Pew says ending finning a good step, but does not save sharks Matt Rand, director of global shark conservation for the Pew Environment Group,...


Oct 21, 2011, 15:16 ET Pew Environment Group Statement on Tenth Circuit Court Roadless Ruling

Jane Danowitz, director of the Pew Environment Group's U.S. public lands program, issued the following statement regarding today's ruling from the...


Sep 22, 2011, 17:58 ET Pew: Líderes lanzan nuevo esfuerzo para la conservación de los tiburones

Líderes del ocho países se reunen hoy en las Naciones Unidas en apoyo a los esfuerzos para evitar la extinción de los tiburones,...


Sep 22, 2011, 15:27 ET Pew: Leaders Launch New Shark Conservation Effort

Bahamas, Colombia, Honduras, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, and Palau Commit to More Sanctuaries; International Action Leaders...


Jun 29, 2011, 19:48 ET Pew prijst presentatie van de premier van Quebec aan Europees parlement betreffende boreale bescherming

Mathew Jacobson, manager van de internationale boreale conservatiecampagne in Quebec van Pew Environment Group, heeft vandaag de volgende...


Jun 29, 2011, 16:06 ET Pew fait l'éloge du discours sur la protection de la région boréale par le premier ministre québécois au parlement européen

Mathew Jacobson, directeur de la Campagne internationale de l'initiative de conservation boréale au Québec du Pew Environment Group, a...


May 27, 2011, 15:44 ET Pew Statement on Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Decision

Lee Crockett, director, Federal Fisheries Policy for the Pew Environment Group, released the following statement in response to the National...


May 02, 2011, 00:01 ET "Million-Dollar Reef Sharks" an Economic Driver for Palau

A single reef shark can contribute almost US$2 million in its lifetime to the economy of Palau, according to a new study by the Australian...


Mar 16, 2011, 15:34 ET Pew Report: Canada's Boreal Houses World's Largest Water Source

Top scientists call boreal protection a global priority A first of its kind report by the Pew Environment Group reveals that Canada's boreal, the...


Mar 01, 2011, 18:15 ET Guy Harvey Promotes Bahamas Shark Protections

Scientist And Artist Lends Voice To Help Safeguard Threatened Species Dr. Guy Harvey, world-renowned scientist and marine wildlife artist, has...


Feb 23, 2011, 16:42 ET Pew Applauds Charest's Commitment to Boreal Protection

Mathew Jacobson, manager of Pew Environment Group's International Boreal Conservation Campaign in Quebec, issued the following statement today in...


Jan 28, 2011, 09:30 ET Pew Applauds Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Ban on Shark Finning

New Law Curbs Wasteful Fishing Practice Matt Rand, director of the Pew Environment Group's Global Shark Conservation Campaign, issued the...


Mar 05, 2010, 09:00 ET UK Poised to Designate World's Largest Marine Reserve

Group of Islands in the Indian Ocean Rival Galapagos Islands, Great Barrier Reef in Ecological Diversity Today, the Pew Environment Group praised...


Aug 12, 2008, 01:00 ET Administration Receives Roughly 200,000 Comments Opposing Its Fisheries Proposal

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Environment Group today joined 80 congressional leaders, hundreds of scientists and...