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Nov 22, 2012, 07:00 ET Phone Briefing: Heated Discussion Expected for Upcoming Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Meeting

The Pew Environment Group will host a media phone briefing on the upcoming meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) in ...


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 major...


Aug 13, 2012, 02:40 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, 15:03 ET Australien vor Ankündigung historischen Ozeanschutzgebiets

- Weltweit größtes Netzwerk maritimer Schutzgebiete umfasst voll geschütztes Meeresreservat im Korallenmeer WASHINGTON, 14. Juni 2012 /PRNewswire/ –...


Jun 14, 2012, 08:27 ET L'Australie en passe d'annoncer des mesures historiques de protection des océans

L'Australie devrait faire part dans la journée d'une décision historique en faveur de la création du plus grand réseau mondial d'aires marines...


May 30, 2012, 02:04 ET Pew Urges United States and European Union to Crack Down on Illegal Use of Driftnets

At a bilateral meeting tomorrow in Brussels, high-ranking officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the European...


Apr 22, 2012, 02:12 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 Europea a...


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

The Pew Environment Group today encouraged the European Commission to implement significant reforms to EU deep-sea fishing regulations. The...


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 fishing for deep-sea ...


Sep 22, 2011, 05:58 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, simbolizando de esta ...


Sep 22, 2011, 03:27 ET Pew: Leaders Launch New Shark Conservation Effort

Leaders from eight countries launched an initiative today to prevent the extinction of sharks, symbolizing the latest development in the growing...


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 aujourd'hui...


Jun 29, 2011, 07:48 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 verklaring...


May 27, 2011, 03:44 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 Oceanic...


May 02, 2011, 12:01 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 Institute...


Mar 16, 2011, 03:34 ET Pew Report: Canada's Boreal Houses World's Largest Water Source

A first of its kind report by the Pew Environment Group reveals that Canada's boreal, the world's largest intact forest and on-land carbon...


Mar 01, 2011, 06:15 ET Guy Harvey Promotes Bahamas Shark Protections

Dr. Guy Harvey, world-renowned scientist and marine wildlife artist, has joined the growing ranks of individuals and organizations calling for strict ...


Feb 23, 2011, 04:42 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

Matt Rand, director of the Pew Environment Group's Global Shark Conservation Campaign, issued the following statement today in response to the...


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

Today, the Pew Environment Group praised the United Kingdom (U.K.) for taking one further step towards designating the world's largest marine reserve....