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07 Dec, 2012, 14:47 GMT 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...


22 Nov, 2012, 14:18 GMT 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...


13 Jun, 2012, 19:00 BST 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...


28 Sep, 2011, 22:15 BST Pew's Boreal Forest Tour Showcased at Google Earth Canada Launch

In just three minutes, participants at today's Google Earth Outreach Canada launch will get a nonstop, coast-to-coast, interactive experience with...