16 December 2013
It’s a long way from the oak-shaded streets of Stellenbosch University to the wooded expanses of the southern section of Africa’s Great Rift Valley in Malawi. But that's where several post-graduate students are helping with important environmental research.
09 December 2013
Earthwatch has partnered with Dave Rearick, captain of the 40-foot ocean racing sailboat Bodacious Dream, to incorporate citizen science into his solo journey around the world.
An avid sailor who first began piloting boats in his teens on Lake Michigan, Dave Rearick always dreamed of circumnavigating the globe alone—one of the most solitary journeys imaginable. Now the journey has begun, and he's taken the Earthwatch commitment to research along with him.
04 December 2013
Earthwatch joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and more than 25 other leading organizations to attempt to capture the basic idea of natural capital – the value nature provides to business.
25 November 2013
At Earthwatch, we get especially excited during the holiday season, because it’s when we start looking for new compelling and important scientific research to support. See what made our wish list.
08 November 2013
If you’re a nonprofit that works for animals and the environment, how do you know you’re doing something right? Earthwatch got a good sign this year when we were again picked by the Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet to join their annual ROAR Campaign, a fundraising initiative that matches donations made to a handpicked group of animal and environmental nonprofits over the course of a month.
20 October 2013
A legal global trade in threatened species: Bad to the Bone?
Intellectual rigor and passionate beliefs made for a stimulating debate, as two teams considered the question: "Is it time to reconsider a legal global trade in tiger, elephant and rhino products?"
10 October 2013
We're pleased to announce four more new expeditions for 2014!
26 September 2013
Earthwatch is thrilled to announce five of nine new expedition opportunities for volunteers in 2014. From swimming after turtles in the Bahamas to wine-tasting for science in Chile, the array of new expeditions covers the interests of all volunteers.
18 September 2013
Microbats are the most well represented group of mammals still occurring in the Melbourne, Australia region. This Earthwatch expedition is a finalist in The Melbourne Awards for contribution to sustainability by community organization.
18 September 2013
The Earthwatch ClimateWatch program has been named one of 20 finalists in this year's Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards in the Community category for enabling citizen science through technology.