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 conserve wildlife within the Amazon Basin, while seeking pink river dolphins, primates, macaw, caiman, giant river otters, piranha and ...
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How do three forces of nature—fire, wolves, and bison—shape the landscape? Explore this burning question in the heart of the Canadian Rockie... Read More +
Help scientists to understand and predict the impact of climate change on huckleberries, a critical food source for grizzly bears and other ... Read More +
Bees, hummingbirds, and other pollinators provide services that are critical to our future food security and the ecological health of the pl... Read More +
When did ancient Portuguese societies shift to agriculture? Hunter-gatherers and farmers may have coexisted for a brief time here. Unearth t...
How did the people of the Khmer Empire manage a changing climate and what can their resilience teach us today? Read More +
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 +
Help discover and protect this delicate Alpine environment from climate change, and from ourselves.
Scientists expect to see the greatest effects of global warming in the Arctic. What, exactly, will these effects be? Read More +
How is a national treasure being reshaped by the changing climate? Help scientists search for clues in Acadia National Park. Read More +
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 +
Snorkel in the waters of Coral Bay to help protect the habitat of manta rays and reef sharks.
Help scientists to understand the occurrence of giant manta rays in Peru in order to strengthen protections for this species. Read More +
Why have Pacific leatherback sea turtles almost disappeared? Look for answers and solutions on Costa Rica’s beaches. Read More +
What makes a coral reef resilient? On this beautiful island, find how we can help reefs survive climate change. 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?