Friday, January 24, 2014
Dr. Kathy Townsend, the lead scientist on Earthwatch’s Project Manta expedition, is urging Australians to do more than just enjoy the ocean this summer (December through February in the Southern Hemisphere). She has asked divers and snorkelers along Australia’s east and west coasts to photograph the undersides of manta rays, each of which has unique markings on its belly, so scientists can identify and protect more of these threatened creatures.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
The Earthwatch Community Fellows program helps locals get actively involved in our expeditions, enabling them to conserve the habitat in their own backyards. It builds and nurtures trust between the scientists and the community—an invaluable step that can go a long way in fragile environments.
Monday, December 09, 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.
Monday, November 25, 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.
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Earthwatch’s Lloyd Figgins is now 45 days into his Atlantic rowing challenge. Listen to an update live from the ocean.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Earthwatch has announced an HSBC Water Programme that will see up to 100,000 HSBC employees engaged in online learning and ongoing self-directed data collection.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Data collected by Earthwatch volunteers inform a plan to conserve Jamaican coral reefs.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Monday, January 23, 2012
From Earthwatch volunteer to environmental education pioneer: Sarah Weldon establishes Oceans Project Georgia.