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Sep 19, 2019, 08:32 ET New Research Reveals Data Gaps on Key Policy Issues Across G20 Countries

Research released today reveals data gaps that could be preventing the G20 countries from designing effective policies to tackle critical global challenges. The Evidence Initiative, a project of The...


May 27, 2016, 13:00 ET Pew Applauds Decision to Recommend Pimachiowin Aki as World Heritage Site

The Pew Charitable Trusts praised the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Commission on Monuments and Sites today for their recommendation to inscribe...


May 02, 2016, 11:26 ET Pew: Tuna Contributes at Least $42.2 Billion Annually to Global Economy

Fishing vessels catch enough tuna to contribute more than US$42 billion to the global economy annually, according to a report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The report, Netting...


Jun 16, 2014, 06:00 ET Sustaining Manitoba's Forest of Blue

The province's boreal region includes world-class water resources that merit protection WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Imagine a place where clear rivers rush undammed through a wilderness ...


May 05, 2014, 07:00 ET Preserving North America's Bird Nursery

With spring migration in full flight, a new report urges greater protection for an avian haven WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - It's been dubbed North America's bird nursery: the sprawling...


Apr 30, 2014, 13:01 ET Pew Applauds Manitoba on Caribou Strategy, Inclusive Approach to Boreal Prosperity

Province's woodland caribou initiative will be a vital component of larger forest plan WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Pew Charitable Trusts applauded the Manitoba government's new...


Apr 03, 2014, 00:02 ET Pew Report Finds Clean Energy Investment in Canada Rose 45% Last Year

Investment fell in the Americas WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada received $6.5 billion in clean energy investments in 2013, advancing the country to seventh from 12th in the G-20 rankings,...


Jul 22, 2013, 10:01 ET Canadian Boreal And Australian Outback Are On The Leading Edge In Conservation

BALTIMORE, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada and Australia are home to two of the world's largest intact ecological regions, the boreal forests of subarctic Canada and the tropical savannah and deserts of ...


Jul 22, 2013, 10:01 ET Conserving the World's Last Great Forest Is Possible

BALTIMORE, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian boreal forest is one of the world's great natural treasures. Stretching from the Yukon in the west to Newfoundland and Labrador in the east, this...


Jun 22, 2013, 14:58 ET UNESCO Commends Canadian Governments, First Nations; Resolves to Address "Fundamental Issues" in World Heritage Process Raised by Canada's Pimachiowin Aki Nomination

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 22, 2013 /CNW/ - In its review of Canada's Nomination of Pimachiowin Aki for World Heritage Status, the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational,...


May 30, 2013, 19:01 ET Sharks Ecotourism Could Double in Next Two Decades, Study Says

Pew calls for shark sanctuary designations based on the new findings WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - According to a new global analysis led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and...


Apr 11, 2013, 11:05 ET Pew Praises Cree Nation's Boreal Protection Plan

Nation's Plan Would Safeguard Millions of Acres in Lake Evans and Broadback River Valley Area QUÉBEC, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The Pew Charitable Trusts today released the following statement by Boreal ...


Apr 11, 2012, 18:48 ET Pew Report: Record $263 billion in Global Clean Energy Investment

Private investment in the Americas region jumps 21 percent led by United States, Brazil and Canada WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Global clean energy finance and investment grew to $263 billion...


Dec 08, 2010, 00:02 ET Global Clean Power Sector Could Attract $2.3 Trillion by 2020

Private investments in G-20 clean power projects could total <span class="xn-money">$2.3 trillion</span> by the end of the decade, according to a report released today by The Pew...