Thursday, 28 April 2016
When a group of journalists misreported that a community-based strategy to protect a nature reserve in the Amazon had failed, Dr. Richard Bodmer used scientific data to challenge their every point: the strategy had not only eliminated conflict in the region, it had helped to increase biodiversity, wildlife populations were flourishing, and the forest was thriving once again.
Friday, 22 April 2016
Deep in the heart of Western Amazonia, in Peru's Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, a flooded forest teems with wildlife. Alligator-like caimans hide in long grasses surrounding lagoons; wading birds hunt for fish in shallow waters; howler monkeys shriek and swing from tree branches; and river dolphins leap from the Samiria River, their reflections rippling in the water alongside them.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Get involved in the Thames Water Blitz on Monday 25th April.
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
More than 1,000 people have signed up to protect the UK’s coasts and marine life with Capturing our Coast.
Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Want to get down and dirty and find out about the hidden world of the earthworm? Try our new citizen science project Earthworm Watch.
Monday, 21 March 2016
From studying and understanding the important role pollinators play in the orchards of the India Himalayas and the farms of Costa Rica, to monitoring the effects of climate change at the Arctic’s Edge in Churchill, Manitoba, to safeguarding the rainforests of Puerto Rico – teens are stepping up to protect the planet and the many species that call it home.
Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Rima Chang has been raising money for Earthwatch for six years, find out how she does it and how you can run, cycle and swim for Earthwatch this summer.
Monday, 8 February 2016
17-year-old Bethany Nagle spent two weeks in Malaysia as part of a student expedition on the Climate and Landscape Change in Borneo’s Rainforest project.
Wednesday, 3 February 2016
BOSTON, February 3, 2016—Earthwatch Institute announced today that Scott Kania has been named its new Chief Executive Officer.
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
In our latest blog post (complete with video!), Dr. Bernat Claramunt Lopez, Earthwatch’s lead scientist for the expedition Wildlife in the Changing Andorran Pyrenees, explains the services these landforms provide for both animals and humans, and how climate change may affect them.