Earthwatch is an international environmental organisation whose mission is to engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.
Earthwatch currently supports 61 environmental research projects in 31 countries by providing funds and volunteers who work alongside leading field scientists and researchers.
Through experiential learning on research expeditions, Earthwatch works to improve environmental literacy and encourage behavioural change. Earthwatch has trained over 3,500 students, 4,000 classroom teachers and over 1,000 scientists from developing countries, and many more through our online learning programs and resources.
The Earthwatch Educator Awards are now open to applicants. The deadline is 4th May 2008. For more information visit the Earthwatch website www.earthwatch.org/europe