Looking for a little inspiration? Hear from other volunteers about their experiences on expedition with Earthwatch
BBC Wildlife Nature Writer of the Year award winner Conor Jameson catches a glimpse of paradise on an Earthwatch expedition to the Peruvian Amazon.
Earthwatch volunteer Valerie Shrimplin had the experience of a lifetime on her ‘gap year for grown-ups’ saving Kenya’s black rhinos.
Earthwatch writer and editor Rob Stringer leaves behind his day job to discover how old and new traditions are helping to conserve the natural beauty of the Hebrides.
Laura Howells joins Earthwatch’s efforts on our Costa Rican Sea Turtles expedition. Read about her experiences.
Jo-Anne Croft joins a team of volunteers helping Earthwatch scientists to increase our knowledge of the misunderstood hyaena.
Winner of the BBC Wildlife/Earthwatch Nature Writer of the Year Award, Abi Burns, describes Earthwatch’s Samburu Communities and Wildlife project in Kenya which is addressing the conflicts between humans and wildlife.
When Julia Weaving joined our Walking with African Wildlife expedition she had high expectations. Once in the field, the spectacular wild life did not disappoint. Read about what she describes as a “fabulous and special experience”.
First-time Earthwatch volunteer Chantil Sinclair shares her experiences on Mammals of Nova Scotia
Jeff Paffet talks us through his expedition on Dolphins of Greece.
Rachel Batley joins Earthwatch’s efforts to Save Kenya’s Black Rhino. Read about her experiences.
Volunteer Des Gould gets to know the people and wildlife of Mongolia on a life-changing Earthwatch expedition.
Inspired by visions of seeing Moby Dick’s tail, volunteer Valerie Shrimplin visits British Columbia, Canada to study the endangered grey whale.
Vicky Potts of Earthwatch discovers the thrills of archaeology on an Earthwatch project in Tuscany.
Caroline Rodgers of Earthwatch joins a team of Earthwatch scientists and volunteers working to understand the effects of climate change and human activity on the fragile ecosystem in the South Shore region.
Natalie Rothwell of Earthwatch visits beautiful Curieuse Island in the Seychelles, where Earthwatch scientists are surveying unique coastal ecosystems in the Indian Ocean.
Earthwatch volunteer Peter Engbers, a geophysicist working for Shell, found himself debating climate change on an Earthwatch expedition to Northern Canada.
Dr. Carolina Megale describes the excitement of uncovering the past at one of the most significant active archaeological sites in Italy.
Volunteer Alexandra Bowers finds a heavenly retreat from everyday life in a cloud forest in Ecuador.
Volunteer Jen Tweddell gets up close and personal with Baja’s grey whales.
Earthwatch volunteer Yew Wah from Malaysia gives a snapshot of her expedition to a tropical rainforest in Queensland, Australia.
Berry Wong gets up close and personal with penguins on an Earthwatch expedition to South Africa.
"Surely out there in the darkness there is a hyaena scavenging."
Sugar highs and carbon lows - the sweeter way to Greece.
Earthwatch Scientist Dr. Laurie Marker gives a personal account of the award winning year for her and the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), the organisation she founded in 1990.
My long-held hope of joining an archaeological dig was answered last summer when the opportunity came along to combine this with the pleasure of working with the first Earthwatch UK teen team.
The Amvrakikos Gulf is home to around 150 bottlenose dolphins.
"It was my dream to volunteer for Earthwatch and visit one of the remotest parts of the world."
Agnes Gambill relays her experiences of Samburu, Kenya.
Laurie McAndish King with her experiences from Madagascar's Lemurs.