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From the Kindergarten Classroom to Costa Rica Conservation Research

In June of 2019, Earthwatch Teen Expedition Facilitator Renee White left her kindergarten classroom behind to travel to Costa Rica and lead a group of teens on the expedition Co…

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From LA to Nova Scotia and Back, a Student’s Journey into Science

During the summer of 2013, Andrea Gamino traveled to Nova Scotia to study mammals with Earthwatch as part of the Ignite LA Student Science Awards…

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Alcoa Foundation Invests in Employees and Global Sustainability with Earthwatch

A partnership between the Alcoa Foundation and Earthwatch brings together employees from Alcoa offices and plants around the world to take action and address the impacts of clim…

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Archaeology: It Isn’t Just About The Digging

This summer, Heather Motta traveled from her home in Los Angeles to Crow Canyon, Colorado to work alongside archeologists uncovering ancestral Pueblo great houses…

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How to Save the Planet, One Tree at a Time

There are numerous important economic and ecological reasons to conserve forests, in addition to intrinsic and emotional reasons…

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From the Classroom to the Chinampas and Back, National Grid Foundation Teach Earth Fellows Share Their Stories

Funded by the National Grid Foundation, three Boston Public School teachers recently returned from an Earthwatch expedition Conserving Wetlands and Traditional Agriculture in Me…

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Starry Nights with White Rhinos in South Africa

This June, Earthwatch Science Writer Ashely Junger returned from her first expedition: Conserving Endangered Rhinos in South Africa…

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Embarking on My First Trip as a Solo Female Traveler, Thanks to Earthwatch

Ashley Junger is about to embark on her first solo travel experience, crossing the Atlantic Ocean and the African continent where she’ll be spending the next few weeks immersed…

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EY Employees Build a Better Working World with Earthwatch

Through collaboration with Earthwatch, EY offers an innovative professional development experience for early-career employees that enables them to support local entrepreneurs, h…

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How Do You Keep a 6-Ton Elephant Out of Your Corn?

In Kenya, Earthwatch researchers are working with local farmers to not only conserve elephants and their habitat, but also secure their crops and prevent raids on the expeditio…

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