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Earthwatch Lecture: Why Emotion Matters
World-class scientists discuss the role of emotion in conservation.
Inspiring Connections: Earthwatch iPad App
More than 40 years of Earthwatch highlights have been collected in Connections, a brand new interactive iPad App.
Climate change affects marmot populations
Decreasing litter size of marmots over time: a life history response to climate change?
Nature Writer of the Year 2013
Wild About Words? – Win an Earthwatch expedition with BBC Wildlife magazine!
Earthwatch Lecture: Human-Wildlife Conflict
Living in Harmony with the Wild was the subject of Earthwatch's first public lecture of 2013.
Get to know the new Earthwatch CEO
Our new CEO, Larry Mason, shares what inspires him and makes him proud to be part of Earthwatch.
Earthwatch win RealPlayer Video Award
Earthwatch are pleased to be named Humanitarian Award Winner in the RealPlayer Video Visionary Awards.
Earthwatch Debate: Conservation Tomorrow
Future conservation leaders join the Earthwatch Annual Debate at London's Royal Geographical Society.
Sport Diver: Mangroves - Magic in the Mud
Prof. Mark Huxham makes a case why the modest mangrove deserves a little more of our attention.
Teachers join climate change research project at Earthwatch's Regional Climate Centre in Oxfordshire.
Sport Diver: Red Sea Rescue for Dolphins
Read how an Earthwatch marine conservation project is helping to protect sea life of the Red Sea.
Sport Diver: The Grey Whale Migration
Earthwatch scientist Dr. Lei Lani Stelle talks about grey whales and human threats to marine mammals.
Volunteers become scientists with Earthwatch
Journeys for Good: Blog article describing the important role volunteers play in scientific research.
Positive social impact
The Guardian - Sustainable Business: Earthwatch contributes to a discussion on corporate social responsibility.
HSBC Water Programme
Earthwatch partners with HSBC on a new five-year water programme.
Conservation plan to protect Grevy's zebra
Scientific American: Earthwatch referenced in a positive article on conservation plans to protect endangered zebras.
Protected Areas - Protected Species?
Current Biology article profiling the work of Earthwatch scientists Dr Luke Dollar and Dr John Cigliano.
Earthwatch research published in Ecology
Dr. Lee Dyer's research from Earthwatch expedition Climate Change and Caterpillars published in Ecology Journal.
Business Charity Awards
The HSBC Climate Partnership, featuring Earthwatch, wins Business Charity Award.
Earthwatch Lecture: Climate Change and Forests
Watch and listen to interviews with climate change scientists recorded at London's Royal Geographical Society.
Moth migration and climate change
Citizen scientists get to grips with Earthwatch moth survey.
Project Better World
Landmark 500th volunteer visits Arctic's edge as part of Earthwatch-Shell employee engagement programme.
Capturing carbon in Kenyan communities
Listen to Dr. Mark Huxham discuss carbon credits and how they work.
First time Earthwatch volunteer, Wit Ostrenko, reflects on a life-changing experience studying loons in the Gulf of Mexico
Enjoy the view!
Flick through our gallery of gorgeous landscape pictures taken on Earthwatch expeditions around the world.
Head to Head: Dr. Aurélie Cohas interview
Dr. Aurélie Cohas discusses her new Earthwatch project studying marmots in the French Alps.
Kuoni Holiday Health Experiment
New study to research impacts of volunteering on health - with an Earthwatch expedition in Africa on offer!
Earthwatch Scientists speak to The Ecologist
Dr's Luke Dollar and John Cigliano discuss protected areas for wildlife.
Iceland volcanoes could power British homes
Earthwatch's Dan Bebber talks to Sky News about supplying the UK with renewable energy from Iceland.
Sport Diver: Atlantic Rowing Challenge
Earthwatch's Lloyd Figgins talks about the marine wildlife he encountered whilst rowing the Atlantic for charity.
Field Notes: April 2012
Costa Rica’s Leatherback Sea Turtles may spend “Lost Years” on hatchling highways.
Citizen Science in the Caribbean
Data collected by Earthwatch volunteers inform Jamaican coral reef conservation plan.
Earthwatch Lecture Series: Protected Areas
Watch interviews with leading Earthwatch scientists recorded at London's Royal Geographical Society.
Duke of Cambridge sends message of support
Earthwatch recently received a personal message from Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.
Sport Diver: The Conservation Column
Protecting marine biodiversity: Dr John Cigliano shares some insights from his Earthwatch project in Belize.
Going the distance for Earthwatch
"MK" Tam from our Hong Kong Office prepares to run and raise funds for Earthwatch at the 2012 London Marathon.
Nature Writer of the Year 2012
Win a place on an Earthwatch expedition by entering the Nature Writer of the Year Competition!
Atlantic Calling arrives in Barbados
Earthwatch's Lloyd Figgins rows into Barbados, completing an amazing two-man crossing of the Atlantic Ocean.
Field Notes: February 2012
"Head honcho" marmots and a newly described species of mouse lemur feature in February's Field Notes.
Love the adventure
Read an Earthwatch love story of two volunteers who met on an expedition in 1974!
Atlantic Calling: 2,391 nautical miles...
Earthwatch's Lloyd Figgins is now 45 days into his Atlantic rowing challenge. Listen to an update live from the ocean.
Sport Diver: The Conservation Column
Dr Kathy Townsend, lead scientist on Earthwatch's Project Manta, talks about her work with manta rays.
Caught on camera!
Incredible images captured by Earthwatch research teams using camera traps reveal the secret lives of wild animals.
Earthwatch volunteer making waves in Georgia
From Earthwatch volunteer to environmental education pioneer; Sarah Weldon establishes Oceans Project Georgia.
Head to Head: Marina Costa interview
Questions and Answers with Marina Costa, lead scientist on the new Earthwatch Red Sea Dolphin Project.
Sustainable palm oil production
Dr Glen Reynolds has been appointed as a scientific advisor on the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
Coral reefs of the Seychelles
Earthwatch scientist Dr David Smith shares insights into his work on the coral reefs of the idyllic Seychelles islands.
Atlantic Calling: Live from the Atlantic!
Listen to an update from Earthwatch's Lloyd Figgins, three weeks into his epic row across the Atlantic Ocean.
A right royal boost!
Oxford Times - Royal donation to launch UK educator programme.
Banking on Sustainability
New film showcases Earthwatch’s award-winning work with HSBC.
Earthwatch on the airwaves!
Listen to Ed Wilson, Earthwatch President & CEO, speaking about our exciting new projects on US radio station WNBP.
Earthwatch climate impact survey wraps up
Nature - One of the biggest citizen science projects ever conducted concludes after five years of data collection.
Field Notes: December 2011
Read about the latest Earthwatch discoveries, rare sightings and exciting news from the field.
Atlantic Calling: Live from Morocco
Listen to Earthwatch's very own Lloyd Figgins explain why he is about to row across the Atlantic Ocean!
Rare carnivore spotted in Madagascar
Earthwatch volunteer photographs extremely rare western falanouc on expedition in Madagascar.
International Green Awards Winner!
Earthwatch wins Best Green Employee Engagement Award at the 2011 International Green Awards.
The elephant in the (class)room
An Earthwatch account from the Business Skills for World Heritage programme in Kenya.
Neville Shulman Awards 2012
Earthwatch announces grants to support young scientists, Islam Mohammad-Elsadek and Maria Isabel Estevez.
Atlantic Calling rowing challenge
Earthwatch employee takes on world record quest, collecting scientific data and raising funds for the RNLI.
Sport Diver: Our oceans, our future...
Earthwatch's Dr Sam Burgess shares her thoughts on the recent World Conference on Marine Biodiversity.
Elephants know how to co-operate
Footage of an over-sized experiment! Intrigued? Join our new expedition, 'Thinking Like an Elephant in Thailand'.
Five years championing climate change
Earthwatch receives final team of HSBC volunteers at its learning and research centre in Oxfordshire.
Lord Mayor helps celebrate partnership
Lord Mayor of Oxford Elise Benjamin, visits Earthwatch's Europe Regional Climate Centre.
Fort find makes local press!
Shields Gazette - Earthwatch discovery of ancient pottery reveals how Romans wined and dined in Northern Britain.
StrategicRISK magazine - Earthwatch scientist, Dr Dan Bebber, discusses the risks of climate change to business.
International Congress for Conservation Biology
Earthwatch’s scientific field research programme developed in partnership with HSBC will be showcased at the ICCB.
Madagascar: Political instability and conservation
Earthwatch scientist Dr Luke Dollar discusses Madagascar’s ongoing political instability and its impacts on conservation.
Sport Diver: The Conservation Column
Earthwatch has teamed up with sportdiver.co.uk to contribute a monthly marine conservation column.
10th Annual Earthwatch Debate
750 people attend Earthwatch annual debate at London's Royal Geographical Society.
Volunteer 'citizen scientists' needed!
earthtimes.org - An open invite for 'citizen scientists' from Dr Dan Bebber.
Earthwatch Debate: Mission Critical
guardian.co.uk - What do you think should be the top environmental priority for the next 40 years?
Carbon Show 2011
Earthwatch will be exhibiting at The Carbon Show in London on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 October 2011.
A record-breaking SustainaBall
The Earthwatch Sustainaball 2011 raised more than £55,000 for conservation research!
HCP Green Awards
Earthwatch/HSBC Partnership shortlisted for International Green Awards™.
Earthwatch scientist filmed for TV series
Dr Dan Bebber has been filmed with presenter Jimmy Doherty for a Channel 4 series on forest management.
HSBC Climate Partnership recognised by peers
HSBC’s Climate Partnership is one of the most admired partnerships between a corporate and an NGO.
Get your Home Energy Masterplan
New partnership with energy-saving specialists helps you save money and reduce your energy footprint.
Saving Kenya’s Black Rhinos
bootsnall.com - Dawn Kane combines adventure and conservation on expedition to Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
Earthwatch project featured on new BBC series
Get to know one of our new projects for 2012. Dr Alice Roberts presents 'Digging for Britain' on BBC2.
Earthwatch hosts ‘citizen science’ forum
The pioneering partnership between Earthwatch and HSBC will be showcased at the 12th EEF Congress in Spain.
Do dolphins understand they are mortal?
New Scientist - Research is raising questions about whether cetaceans understand the concept of death.
Inspiring the Next Generation
Teenagers from Saudi Arabia and the UK join forces to make a vital contribution to environmental research.
86 Percent of Earth's Species Still Unknown?
National Geographic - Millions of organisms unnamed as extinction accelerates, study says.
B4E Climate Summit
Earthwatch participates in Business for Environment Climate Summit.
Case study chosen for international conference
Earthwatch’s case study contribution on the HSBC Climate Partnership has been accepted by EABIS.
Women’s Institute visit Climate Centre
Women’s Institute members paid a visit to Earthwatch’s Europe Regional Climate Centre at Wytham Woods.
Land Rover donates vehicle
Earthwatch partner helps improve the quality and safety of field research at Latin America RCC.
New weather station monitors climate in India
An Earthwatch collaboration has seen the opening of a new weather monitoring station in India.
Road to ‘pollination heaven’ is narrow not broad
New research analyses the movement of pollinators in central Chile’s fragmented woodlands.
Mosaic discovery on Earthwatch project
Archaeologists and Earthwatch volunteers uncover unexpected and unusual mosaic floor in Tuscany
Conservation Area to benefit from partnership
Primary rainforest under threat from development designated Conservation Area
Microsoft backs Earthwatch IT upgrade
Earthwatch celebrates receiving donation of software and support from Microsoft UK
Nitrogen accelerates wood decomposition
Response of wood decomposers to nitrogen can help us understand effects of climate change
The importance of sustainable leadership
Climate Champion Bill Thomas had no intention of becoming a sustainable leader...
Saving Species features Earthwatch project
BBC Radio 4 series showcases the work of Earthwatch volunteers conserving cetaceans in British waters
Earthwatch team up with Kuoni
Earthwatch Expeditions part of a new collection of socially and environmentally responsible travel experiences
Underscoring the value of volcano research
Prof Hazel Rymer bring the science of volcanoes to life at the Royal Geographical Society
Shell Project Better World
Meet Abhijeet Kulkarni, a reservoir engineer researching climate change with Earthwatch at the Arctic’s edge
Celebrating innovative sustainability initiatives
Awards recognise hard work, commitment and achievements of 1,500 Climate Champions
Earthwatch is 40!
2011 marks our 40th Anniversary, and we want you to celebrate with us
Earthwatch & Rio Tinto - 20 years in partnership
New film celebrates two decades of initiatives to positively impact communities and biodiversity conservation
PhD for Earthwatch funded mangrove expert
Dr Priyantha Kumara becomes first PhD student to have studies fully funded by Earthwatch
Prestigious award for Earthwatch scientist
Earthwatch scientist receives one of the highest civilian awards granted by the President of Kenya
Earthwatch honoured by Royal couple
Earthwatch is one of 26 charities named as beneficiary of the Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund
Sir John Beddington speaks at Oxford lecture
Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government, addresses 'questions for science in an uncertain world'
Many hands, new knowledge
New age of volunteering pushes the frontiers of conservation science
Carbon sequestration initiative in Kenya
Earthwatch scientists developing first community mangrove conservation project funded by voluntary carbon market
Automatic recognition system for Penguins
We travel to South Africa to see how new technology is helping efforts to address declining penguin numbers
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