Good conservation decisions depend on good science.  To better protect our oceans, we need a greater understanding of how serious threats—from overfishing, widespread pollution, and climate change—are altering marine ecosystems. 

Through support for talented scientists studying our oceans, Pew is working to improve our knowledge about environmental challenges and the policies that can help solve them.

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Market-Based Regional Agreements Can Help Achieve Large-Scale Marine Conservation

Changing how fishing days are sold to foreign fleets would save governments money, study shows

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When countries cooperate to manage the ocean, they can promote a more equitable distribution of the costs of setting up marine protected areas (MPAs).