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.
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Many of North America’s fish, shellfish, and other marine life will be heading north in the coming decades due to warming waters, according to one of the first studies to predict shifts in suitable habitat for hundreds of species across their ranges. Read More
Marine scientists rely on traditional techniques, including underwater video surveys and visual observation, to keep track of migratory species such as sharks. But to do that effectively requires being in the right place at the right time, which is often hard to achieve. Read More
Climate change is affecting marine ecosystems, and reducing fishing pressure may help offset the impacts of rising ocean temperatures. Read More