Each month Earthwatch focuses on a chosen research area or destination to bring you highlights of our research expeditions, country fact files and other useful facts and tips:
Set in Bordeaux in France, this project is helping farmers to combine wine production with preserving the natural environment.
This fascinating project explores the lives of unique grassland animals in one of the world’s last, relatively unchanged wilderness ecosystems.
The richest marine habitat, the biggest living structures, the oldest ecosystem on earth, and one of the most beautiful and colourful habitats known.
Scientists Dr. Joseph Krecek and Zuzana Horicka have been carrying out research activities in the Jizera Mountains and have been leading the Earthwatch expedition Mountain Waters of the Czech Republic since 1991.
Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania, dubbed the ‘cradle of mankind’, was designated as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1979 for its outstanding ecological and geological value.
Easter Island is located in the South Pacific and is the most isolated inhabited place on Earth, around 2,500 miles from the coast of South America.
The Great Barrier Reef and The Wet Tropics World Heritage Area in Australia are two of 851 sites designated as World Heritage sites all over the world.
The town of Churchill, Manitoba, is one of the locations of the Earthwatch project Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge.
Despite its small size, this tiny Central American nation is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, largely as a result of its varied topography and its geographical position at a biological crossroads between South and North America.
When did humans first arrive in Europe? How did they get here, and how did they live?
Cetaceans are a group of aquatic mammals, including whales, dolphins and porpoises...
With a staggering diversity of wildlife, stunning scenery and the chance to get close to large mammals, South Africa is internationally renowned as one of the most popular African destinations.