17 June 2016
Drought and desertification causes soils to erode or disappear, removes drinking water, reduces biodiversity and degrades agricultural land to the extent that 12 million hectares are lost. Earthwatch’s programmes take action to manage current and future drought challenge around the world.
16 June 2016
A student fellowship program sends 70 Los Angeles County students on field research expeditions across the country this summer.
16 June 2016
Enjoy this video in honor of World Sea Turtle Day and hear from the Earthwatch scientists who lead our expeditions “Costa Rican Sea Turtles” and “Tracking Sea Turtles in the Bahamas.”
Over the past 45 years, Earthwatch has supported 21 sea turtle research studies in 13 countries around the world, helping to protect all seven species of turtles and their habitats.
09 June 2016
Earthwatch: Supporting the business response to the SDGs
10 May 2016
Earthwatch Europe assembled a panel of expert speakers to debate the issue of Natural Capital - whether we should put a price tag on Nature in order to conserve it.
05 May 2016
Generation Z, those born after 1995, delve deep into scientific research during their school holiday break.
December 2015 and January 2016 saw six Indigenous and 30 non-Indigenous students from across Australia join experienced environmental scientists to help them gather field data as part of Earthwatch Australia’s ‘Student Challenge Program’.
28 April 2016
The finale of our 3-part series, “The Jungle of Mirrors,” is the story of a delicate forest ecosystem and its heroic guardians—the scientists, policy makers, communities, and Earthwatch volunteers who have fought to protect it. But the fight is far from over.
28 April 2016
When a group of journalists misreported that a community-based strategy to protect a nature reserve in the Amazon had failed, Dr. Richard Bodmer used scientific data to challenge their every point: the strategy had not only eliminated conflict in the region, it had helped to increase biodiversity, wildlife populations were flourishing, and the forest was thriving once again.
22 April 2016
Deep in the heart of Western Amazonia, in Peru's Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, a flooded forest teems with wildlife. Alligator-like caimans hide in long grasses surrounding lagoons; wading birds hunt for fish in shallow waters; howler monkeys shriek and swing from tree branches; and river dolphins leap from the Samiria River, their reflections rippling in the water alongside them.
20 April 2016
Get involved in the Thames Water Blitz on Monday 25th April.