We bring individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet.
The Earthwatch community continues to grow rapidly, with participation from members of the general public we call "citizen scientists," to corporate employees, to educators and students.
All bring their knowledge, passion, and experience to support our work, improve scientific understanding, and inspire change across all touch-points in their lives.
To engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.
Our vision is a world in which we live within our means and in balance with nature.
“I met some of the most amazing people I have ever known and have memories and a new understanding of myself and the Earth.” – Earthwatch volunteer.
Our very reason for being, and how we make sure we achieve it.
We’ve come a long way since 1971.
From ocean to mountain, our research impacts the planet.
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Here’s a sampling of a few ways Earthwatch has made a difference with help from our participants, educators, scientists, and corporate organizations.
Earthwatch and Starbucks have partnered to support scientific research and employee engagement. Together, they’ve promoted sustainable farming practices in one of the world’s premier coffee-growing regions.
UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company, and works hard to engage its employees to overcome the key environmental challenge of carbon reduction.
Waitrose is a major supermarket whose Seven Point Plan for Pollinators addresses the decline of bees and butterflies in the supply chain.
Earthwatch Australia has a long-standing track record of successfully engaging the corporate sector to deliver improved environmental and social outcomes through a range of capacity-building programmes.
National Australia Bank Group is a financial services organisation with over 12,400,000 customers and 42,000 people, operating more than 1,800 stores and service centres globally.
Amcor – Our Belief Statement: We believe in responsible packaging. We passionately and relentlessly apply art and science to enhance the products people use in everyday life – today and tomorrow.