Earthwatch provides citizens with the opportunity to work alongside leading scientists to combat some of the planet’s most pressing environmental issues. With Earthwatch, you'll experience hands-on science in some of the most astounding locations in the world. You'll meet a community of like-minded travelers and return home with stories filled with adventure.
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Help scientists to study the health and behavior of common loons wintering in a freshwater ecosystem, which has never before been investigat...
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Bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators provide services that are critical to our future food security and the ecological health of the pl... Read More +
What can we learn about the behavior, habits, and needs of wildlife of the Mongolian steppe? Read More +
Join scientists on the largest island in the Caribbean to conduct an assessment of its diverse array of bird and amphibian species. Read More +
Dig for clues into resource use, sustainability, and long-term impacts on ancient communities.
Dig for clues into resource use, sustainability, and long-term impacts on ancient communities. Read More +
When did ancient Portuguese societies shift to agriculture? Hunter-gatherers and farmers may have coexisted for a brief time here. Unearth t... Read More +
How did the people of the Khmer Empire manage a changing climate and what can their resilience teach us today? Read More +
Rising temperatures and increased frequency of extreme weather events is changing the distribution of species on Queensland’s tropical islan...
The climate is changing in the rainforests of Thailand, but how will the plants and animals that call these biodiverse forests home cope wit... Read More +
Rising temperatures and increased frequency of extreme weather events is changing the distribution of species on Queensland’s tropical islan... Read More +
What does climate change mean for one of America’s most famous national parks? Read More +
Uncover the role sea otters play in maintaining the health of critical seagrass habitat in Southeast Alaska.
Help scientists research the health of humpbacks in Moreton Bay, as they work to solve the mystery of why whale populations have stopped gro... Read More +
Join scientists on California’s Catalina Island as you help to monitor the health of a unique marine ecosystem. Read More +
Where do endangered sea turtles thrive? Help scientists find out and protect these critical habitats. Read More +
Help conserve wildlife within the Amazon Basin, while seeking pink river dolphins, primates, macaw, caiman, giant river otters, piranha and exotic fish.
How can we keep shark and ray populations strong? Find answers while exploring some of the world’s most beautiful reefs.
What can we learn about Italy’s ancient people from the ruins they left along the coast of Tuscany? Help us dust off clues.
Scientists expect to observe the greatest effects of global warming in the Arctic. But what, exactly, will these effects be?