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Conservation Science

Science provides the critical foundation of Pew’s ongoing work in marine and terrestrial conservation.

Pew’s experts provide technical expertise, develop and manage research projects, and communicate scientific results widely and effectively to inform conservation policy and sustainable management of global natural resources.

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New Fishing Gear Spares Whales, Sea Turtles, and Dolphins

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Using a new type of fishing gear for swordfish in California can help protect nontargeted species—including whales, dolphins, sea lions, sharks, and sea turtles—while keeping the commercial fishery economically sustainable.

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Warming Waters to Force Dramatic Shifts in Marine Species’ Habitats

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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. 

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Ocean Warming to Affect Antarctic Krill Growth, Increasing Risk to Predators

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Ocean Warming to Affect Antarctic Krill Growth, Increasing Risk to Predators

Climate change is affecting marine ecosystems, and reducing fishing pressure may help offset the impacts of rising ocean temperatures.