Tuesday 06, 09 2005
This month Earthwatch scientists highlighted their long-term research and the pioneering use of volunteer participation at the annual general meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) in Uberlândia, Brazil.
Wednesday 03, 08 2005
Earthwatch is pleased to announce that two of Cameroon's endangered and elusive Grey-necked Picathartes (Picathartes oreas) (or 'rock fowl') have, for the first time, been fitted with coloured bands and radio transmitters for researching their conservation management*.
Friday 01, 07 2005
Thanks to pioneering work in Ecuador, Earthwatch-supported scientist Dr Dusti Becker and over 300 Earthwatch volunteers have demonstrated to the local community that cloud forests not only provide surrounding villages with essential water resources, but they also serve as an oasis for vulnerable bird species.
Wednesday 08, 06 2005
June 8th was designated World Oceans Day in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro to bring attention to conservation issues. Earthwatch Institute (Europe) celebrates World Oceans Day on June 8th and all year round with marine conservation research projects around the world.
Monday 06, 06 2005
Earthwatch Institute (Europe) is seeking UK based research proposals addressing climate change issues that would benefit from volunteer involvement.
Thursday 02, 06 2005
The annual badger census in Oxfordshire's Wytham Woods, organised by Earthwatch scientists Dr. Chris Newman and Dr. Christina Buesching, reveals astonishing numbers of cubs for 2005.
Thursday 02, 06 2005
Climate change is one of the most urgent and complex issues affecting our society and economy today. How is Earthwatch responding?
For the first time in Churchill, Manitoba, Earthwatch teams are seeking to quantify the effect of tourist vehicle approaches on the behaviour of polar bears.
Earthwatch continues to work with various institutions to build the case for effective management of biodiversity at both a site level and through their supply chain.
Earthwatch is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nigel Winser as the new Executive Director.
May 23rd was designated World Turtle Day to bring attention to conservation issues and to highlight ways individuals can protect these reptiles.
Wednesday 13, 04 2005
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