Environmental Science

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Pew's environmental science team evaluates current trends and policy developments affecting ocean and land conservation and analyzes the latest science in order to develop peer-reviewed research projects that can frame solutions. As part of this effort, the team works to communicate results to policymakers and organizations that can use the findings to make a difference.

Learn more about our projects, activities, and the scientists we support

Research & Analysis

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  • Advancing Scientific Solutions

    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

  • Australia Catch Reconstruction

    This fact sheet presents estimates of total catches from 1950 to 2010, including recreational and traditional catch, which has been neglected in official accounting. Total catches appear relatively sustainable given the size of Australia’s ocean area, and discards have declined. Read More

  • One Minute Dive

    Discover the world’s oceans and the people who study them, one minute at a time. Our One Minute Dive film series highlights the world-class Pew marine fellows and their important work to address ocean threats and challenges. Dive with these scientists in the fiords of Chilean Patagonia, visit the seagrass meadows of Malaysia, or take a stroll on the seafloor with an Indonesian walking shark.... Read More

Media Contact

Rachel Brittin

Officer, Communications