Friday, June 05, 2015
Earthwatch scientist Dr. Charlotte Hall spoke about the FreshWater Watch initiative at the British Ecological Society (BES) and Société Française d’Ecologie meeting in Lille, just before Christmas. A report on the event has since been published in an edition of the BES Bulletin – featuring a summary of Dr. Hall’s talk.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
An Emeritus Chairman of Earthwatch, Professor David Macdonald, CBE, has been ranked third in a list of Britain’s 50 most influential conservation heroes according to BBC Wildlife Magazine.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The audience in the Royal Geographical Society was transported to muddy mangrove forests in Kenya and vibrant coral reefs of the Seychelles as leading marine scientists spoke at the second Earthwatch Event of 2015.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
The Manta ray has long been a creature of myth and legend, historically feared for their size and power. They were worshipped by the Peruvian Moche people and sailors believed they could sink boats by pulling on the anchors. Despite being named the “Australian devilray”, “great devilfish” and the “sea devil”, the manta is a placid creature. Unlike other ray species, the manta doesn’t even have a stinger!
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
This multimedia story takes a closer look at Churchill, Manitoba as a “canary in the coal mine” of the large-scale challenge of climate change. Filled with images, videos, and vignettes about Earthwatch volunteers in Churchill, pick and choose what you want to read--or read the whole thing through.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Data collected in FreshWater Watch is providing vital information on the health of our planet's freshwater, and improving our understanding of how water bodies behave. Earthwatch is pleased to reveal the findings so far.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
FreshWater Watch will mark World Water Day on March 22 with a global Freshwater Blitz and we need you. We’re asking all Citizen Science Leaders around the world to test their local waterbodies on – or as close as possible to - March 22 and create a huge database of global water quality.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
A donation of seven iPads has given Earthwatch the opportunity to further its embedding of technology into the work of scientists researching critical environmental issues.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The degradation of water quality and dwindling of supply is the biggest risk facing modern society. We brought together a diverse panel of experts to discuss what can be done.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Earthwatch research intern Avinoam Baruch, 23, is to begin a fully funded PhD this month on citizen scientists and flood risk, at Loughborough University, UK. We spoke with him about how his work on FreshWater Watch inspired his interest in citizen science, and has helped inform his studies.