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23 Jul, 2020, 21:56 BST Research Finds Plastic Flows Into the Ocean Expected to Triple by 2040--but Immediate Action Could Stem Tide by More Than 80%

A new analysis by The Pew Charitable Trusts and SYSTEMIQ finds that without immediate and sustained action, the annual flow of plastic into the ocean ...


24 Dec, 2017, 21:15 GMT Pew Applauds UN Action to Protect the High Seas

The Pew Charitable Trusts praised the United Nations General Assembly's adoption today, by consensus, of a resolution to launch an intergovernmental...


15 Sep, 2016, 00:11 BST 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 miles...


26 Aug, 2016, 05:01 BST 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 that the...


02 May, 2016, 08:15 BST 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 all species of...


21 Dec, 2015, 13:15 GMT Pew Praises Potential Expansion of French Southern Territories Marine Reserve

The Pew Charitable Trusts today praised France's plan to consider expanded protections for the waters around the French Southern and Antarctic Lands...


05 Oct, 2015, 14:19 BST Pew and Bertarelli Praise Chile's Creation of Easter Island Marine Park

The Pew Charitable Trusts and The Bertarelli Foundation applaud today's action by the Chilean government to create one of the world's largest fully...


28 Sep, 2015, 19:29 BST Pew Praises New Zealand's Announcement of Kermadecs Marine Sanctuary

The Pew Charitable Trusts applauds the government of New Zealand for its commitment, announced today, to create a 620,000-square-kilometre...


18 Mar, 2015, 15:14 GMT Pew, National Geographic Applaud Creation of Pitcairn Islands Marine Reserve

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Geographic Society praised action by the British government today to create the world's largest fully...


21 Jan, 2015, 15:00 GMT Pew Unveils Pioneering Technology to Help End Illegal Fishing

The Pew Charitable Trusts launched groundbreaking technology today that will help authorities monitor, detect, and respond to illicit fishing...


03 Apr, 2014, 05:01 BST Pew Report Finds Offshore Wind Propelled Clean Energy Investment Growth in UK in 2013

Clean energy investment in the United Kingdom grew by 13 percent to $12.4 billion, in 2013, according to research released today by The Pew...


31 May, 2013, 00:00 BST Sharks Ecotourism Could Double in Next Two Decades, Study Says

According to a new global analysis led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and other scientists, shark watching is a major economic...


17 Apr, 2013, 05:01 BST Pew Report Finds Global Clean Energy Investment Declined, Capacity Grew in 2012

The global clean energy sector is undergoing geographic and technological shifts as new markets emerge and renewable capacity grows, according to...


17 Apr, 2013, 05:01 BST Pew Report Finds Global Clean Energy Investment Declined, Capacity Grew in 2012

The global clean energy sector is undergoing geographic and technological shifts as new markets emerge and renewable capacity grows, according to...


26 Feb, 2013, 08:00 GMT INTERPOL Launches Major Global Initiative to Fight Illegal Fishing

Today, INTERPOL's Environmental Crime Programme, with support from The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the...


12 Apr, 2012, 00:23 BST UK Clean Energy Investments Rebound to $9.4 Billion in 2011

- Pew Report: Global investment in sector grew to record $263 billion in 2011 After a sharp falloff in 2010, investments in the United Kingdom's...


29 Mar, 2011, 06:01 BST Global Clean Energy Investment Reached Record $243 Billion in 2010

- China Led All G-20 Members Receiving a Record $54.4 billion Global clean energy finance and investment grew significantly in 2010 to $243 billion,...