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Pew’s conservation science team collaborates with scientists and with staff across Pew’s environmental initiatives to identify and address key conservation and policy questions. By engaging scientists directly on priority issues, we generate actionable results that enable policymakers to incorporate the best available information into their decision-making process. Read More
The sailfish—a type of marlin— is the fastest fish in the ocean. These fish move at an average speed of 40mph—that’s a whopping seven times faster than Olympic athletes swim. Read More
The population growth of any species depends on its life-history characteristics. With many of the world’s shark populations declining, it is important to examine how these characteristics differ from other fish to identify the most effective management approaches. Read More