23 March 2017
On 23 March 2017, Lucian J. Hudson takes over as Chair of Earthwatch Europe. He brings with him a wealth of experience gained from an established career in government, media and the not-for-profit sectors, playing a significant role in increasing public awareness of environment protection and sustainable development.
22 March 2017
A 125km2 wetland on the Eastern fringes of India’s second biggest city acts as a natural sewage treatment plant for the city’s human waste. Through FreshWater Watch, a research project run by Earthwatch as part of the HSBC Water Programme, staff from HSBC are directly contributing to the protection of this critical Indian wetland.
14 March 2017
What were the best expeditions of 2016 according to our volunteers? To find out, we tallied the evaluation scores submitted by each volunteer after his or her expedition—a measurement of training, safety, support, team dynamic, research contribution, overall satisfaction, and many other factors.
15 December 2016
A ten-year coral research programme in the Seychelles has revealed unexpected tolerance in corals growing in lagoons and mangroves to extreme events, such as this year’s “Godzilla” El Niño.
09 November 2016
FreshWater Watch research shows that citizen scientists can provide a high return on the investment made in training and feedback.
09 November 2016
Earthwatch’s Global Freshwater Research Manager and three FreshWater Watch citizen scientists feature in leading science journal ‘environmental SCIENTIST ‘.
17 October 2016
Study of FreshWater Watch water quality data from 150 streams in North and South America find nutrient levels exceeding threshold for eutrophication in 86%.
26 September 2016
Earthwatch India and Earthwatch Hong Kong share FreshWater Watchcommunity engagement and digital innovation successes at the International River Symposium.
23 September 2016
Love is in the air along our coastlines this autumn and Earthwatch is asking the public to keep an eye out for signs of passion in the lugworm population with Spermwatch.
20 September 2016
The subject of fresh water dominated the airwaves as radio stations spoke to Earthwatch’s Dr Ian Thornhill and primary school teacher Tracy Guild during a morning of dedicated interviews.