Scientists expect to see the greatest effects of climate change in the Arctic. But what, exactly, will these effects be?
Earthwatch expeditions pair researchers with volunteers to address some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges. Explore our current expeditions to discover how you can make a difference.Showing 9 of 12 matches
How is a national treasure being reshaped by the changing climate?
Rhino populations are in crisis due to the high value of rhino horn combined with widespread poaching.
Bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators provide services that are critical to our future food security and the ecological hea
Explore interactions between people and chimpanzees and other primates in the rainforest of Uganda to improve human–primate rel
By studying the feeding behavior of killer whales in Iceland, scientists can better understand potential threats to this specie
Join scientists on the largest island in the Caribbean to conduct an assessment of its diverse array of bird species.
How can we keep shark and ray populations strong? Find answers while exploring some of the world’s most beautiful reefs.
Join Earthwatch in South Africa to help protect a colony of African penguins on Robben Island.
CUSTOM EXPEDITIONS FOR GROUPS
Explore the world together. Our expert staff can coordinate a meaningful experience for school groups, corporate employees, alumni associations, community groups, or other affiliations.
Be more than a tourist
I went to the most recent expedition from December 2017 to January 2018 (9 days) with Dr. Lee Dyer and Dr. Angela Smilanich in Costa Rica and it was such a life inspiring experience for me.
Our Research Focus
Take action to protect marine habitats, conserve biodiversity, and promote sustainable livelihoods.
Preserve and restore forests, assess and mitigate the impacts of a changing climate, and conserve biodiversity.
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Collect essential environmental data to promote urban resiliency while helping to influence positive change.