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Dec 14, 2012, 01:01 ET New Quebec Park One of North America's Largest

Mathew Jacobson of the Pew Environment Group's boreal campaign issued the following statement in response to the Province of Quebec's announcement...


Dec 07, 2012, 09:18 ET Pew Applauds French Polynesia for Creating the World's Largest Shark Sanctuary

Josh Reichert, managing director of the Pew Environment Group, issued the following statement today in response to French Polynesia announcing...


Dec 07, 2012, 04:05 ET Pew aplaude a la Polinesia Francesa por crear el mayor santuario de tiburones del mundo

Josh Reichert, director administrativo de Pew Environment Group, emitió la siguiente declaración hoy en respuesta a la Polinesia Francesa, que...


Dec 07, 2012, 03:59 ET Pew félicite la Polynésie française pour avoir créé le plus grand sanctuaire de requins au monde

Josh Reichert, directeur général du groupe environnemental Pew, a émis la déclaration suivante en réponse à l'annonce par la Polynésie française de...


Dec 07, 2012, 03:55 ET Pew gratuliert Französisch-Polynesien zur Schaffung des weltweit größten Haischutzgebiets

Josh Reichert, Managing Director der Pew Environment Group, gab heute in Reaktion auf die Bekanntgabe von Französisch-Polynesien, einen umfassenden...


Nov 22, 2012, 07:45 ET Pew Applauds European Parliament Vote for Stronger Shark Finning Ban

The European Parliament voted today to strengthen the European Union's ban on shark finning, the practice of slicing off a shark's fins and...


Nov 22, 2012, 06:31 ET Pew begrüßt Votum des Europäischen Parlaments für strengeres Verbot von Haifisch-„Finning"

Das Europäische Parlament stimmte heute dafür, das Verbot der Europäischen Union in Bezug auf das Haifisch-„Finning" zu verschärfen. Beim so...


Nov 22, 2012, 06:25 ET Pew salue le vote du Parlement européen en faveur d'un renforcement de l'interdiction de la découpe des ailerons de requin

Le Parlement européen a voté aujourd'hui afin de renforcer l'interdiction, faite par l'Union européenne, de procéder au « finning » des requins, une...


Nov 22, 2012, 03:10 ET Pew aplaude el voto del Parlamento Europeo para una prohibición más rigurosa de aleteo de tiburones

El Parlamento Europeo votó hoy para fortalecer la prohibición de la Unión Europea del aleteo de tiburones, la práctica de cortar las aletas del...


Nov 22, 2012, 02:17 ET Pew aplaude voto do Parlamento Europeu sobre aumento das restrições para remoção e retenção das barbatanas de tubarões

O Parlamento Europeu votou hoje a favor do aumento das restrições da União Europeia para remoção e retenção das barbatanas de tubarões e descarte dos ...


Nov 22, 2012, 02:14 ET Pew celebra voto del Parlamento Europeo para prohibición más enérgica de aleteo de tiburones

El Parlamento Europeo votó hoy el fortalecimiento de la prohibición de la Unión Europea del aleteo de tiburones, una práctica consistente en cortar...


Nov 19, 2012, 09:54 ET ICCAT follows scientific advice on Atlantic bluefin tuna, makes some progress on sharks, efforts to combat illegal fishing

The following is being released by the Pew Environment Group: At the conclusion of their week-long meeting in Agadir, 48 member governments of the...


Nov 06, 2012, 12:49 ET Phone Briefing: Pew Briefing on International Meeting on Tuna, Sharks and Illegal Fishing

On Thursday, Nov. 8, at 9 a.m. EST, 1400 U.K. time, the Pew Environment Group will host a media phone briefing on the upcoming meeting of the...


Oct 04, 2012, 08:00 ET Governments Set to Tackle International Shark Trade

Seven species of vulnerable sharks and manta rays have now been submitted by 35 countries for consideration for protection next year under an...


Sep 04, 2012, 01:32 ET Southeast Suffered Millions in Economic Losses from Overfishing; Pew-commissioned study underscores need for protecting species

The Southeast sustained tens of millions of dollars in economic losses during a five-year period because years of overfishing depleted species and...


Jul 19, 2012, 12:00 ET EU Commission Makes History with Proposal to Phase Out Bottom Trawling for Deep-Sea Species

In a move that will help protect one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth, the European Commission today proposed phasing out destructive bottom...


Jun 20, 2012, 10:12 ET Venezuela Prohíbe Corte de Aletas de Tiburón y Crea Área Protegida

Venezuela fijó esta semana una gama de medidas para proteger los tiburones dentro de sus aguas territoriales. Más significativo, la pesca comercial...


Jun 20, 2012, 10:09 ET Venezuela acaba com o corte de barbatana de tubarão e cria área de proteção

A Venezuela tomou uma série de medidas nesta semana para proteger os tubarões em suas águas. Uma das medidas mais significativas foi a proibição da...


Jun 20, 2012, 05:34 ET Venezuela Ends Shark Finning, Creates Protected Area

Venezuela set forth a series of measures this week to protect sharks within its waters. Most significantly, commercial shark fishing is now...


Jun 13, 2012, 01:40 ET Australia Set to Announce Historic Ocean Protections

Australia is expected to announce an historic decision today to create the world's largest network of marine protected areas, including a massive...


Jun 01, 2012, 10:56 ET Video: Honduran Authorities Burn Confiscated Shark Fins

One year after President Porfirio Lobo Sosa created a permanent shark sanctuary in Honduran waters, he joined the country's top law enforcement...


Jun 01, 2012, 03:25 ET Video: Las autoridades hondureñas queman aletas de tiburón confiscadas

Un año después de que el Presidente Porfirio Lobo Sosa creó un santuario de tiburones permanente en aguas hondureñas, el líder se unió ayer en la...


Jun 01, 2012, 03:01 ET Vídeo: autoridades hondurenhas queimam barbatanas de tubarão confiscadas

Um ano depois que o presidente Porfirio Lobo Sosa criou um santuário de tubarões permanente nas águas hondurenhas, na tarde de ontem ele se uniu às...


May 31, 2012, 02:36 ET Pew Applauds New EU International Trade Protection for Porbeagle Shark

The Pew Environment Group today applauded the European Union (EU) for its action to protect the porbeagle shark—which is critically endangered in...


May 09, 2012, 07:17 ET Pew celebra acción conjunta de Honduras y Costa Rica para la protección de los tiburones martillos

El Pew Environment Group, hoy a reconocido a los gobiernos de Honduras y Costa Rica por tomar la iniciativa al proponer la protección de los tiburón...