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Project

Environmental Science

Pew’s environmental science experts bring cross-disciplinary skills in science, grant-making, policy, and communications. Drawing on this collective experience, Pew works with top scientists from around the globe to analyze current and emerging environmental challenges and effectively communicate research results to inform decision-making.

Major Initiatives

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Advancing Scientific Solutions

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Advancing Scientific Solutions

Pew’s conservation science team collaborates with scientists and staff across Pew’s environmental initiatives to identify and address key conservation and policy questions. By engaging scientists directly and funding their work on priority issues, we generate actionable results that enable policymakers to incorporate the best available information into their decision-making process.

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Developing Cutting-Edge Science

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Developing Cutting-Edge Science

The Lenfest Ocean Program is a scientific research program funded primarily by the Lenfest Foundation and managed by Pew. It supports projects on policy-relevant topics concerning the world's oceans and communicates the results to decision-makers and other interested audiences.

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Fostering Scientific Community

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Fostering Scientific Community

The Pew fellows program in marine conservation promotes scientific discourse among the most promising leaders in international ocean conservation and science. The prestigious program provides three-year fellowships to develop and implement solutions to the greatest ocean conservation challenges. There are 140 fellows working in 32 countries.

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Understanding the Sea Around Us

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Understanding the Sea Around Us

Pew and the University of British Columbia established Sea Around Us to illuminate the nature and implications of global trends in fisheries. The project celebrated 15 years of groundbreaking research in 2014 and has created one of the most comprehensive databases on the world’s oceans.

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Priorities
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The environmental science project develops and supports scientific research that help to explain critical emerging issues, inform policy and advance solutions to conservation problems.

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The environmental science project develops and supports scientific research that help to explain critical emerging issues, inform policy and advance solutions to conservation problems.

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