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Crossing the invisible boundaries—crisis and purpose

Scientists published a new paper this week finding that over 500 species of land vertebrates are on the brink of extinction, with fewer than 1,000 individuals left.

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Reflections on Quarantine Quieting Fieldwork

Beginning earlier this year, all over the world, the usual rush of buses, cars, and planes slowed to a trickle as travel restrictions kept people home in an effort to curb the s…

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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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Salt, Water, and Science – A 10-Day Adventure in Acadia

This summer, high schooler Masooma Hasnain traveled from her home in Los Angeles to coastal Maine to participate on the Earthwatch expedition Climate Change: Sea to Trees at Aca…

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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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Amazon Burning: How Earthwatch’s Research is Helping to Conserve the Amazon and Reduce Fires

The recent news of fires throughout the Amazon has alarmed the world…

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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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