Tuesday 22, 02 2005
As Earthwatch has teamed up with renewable electricity supplier Good Energy to help reduce Carbon dioxide emissions. For every new customer that quotes a special reference (UE00). Good Energy will donate £20 to Earthwatch's Threatened Species Appeals.
Tuesday 04, 01 2005
Earthwatch is shocked and saddened by the Asia earthquake floods crisis and offers its condolences to those affected by this terrible event.
Monday 20, 12 2004
Earthwatch has announced that it will partner with Cadbury Schweppes and the Ghana Nature Conservation Research Centre (NCRC) to initiate a three year project to improve biodiversity levels of cocoa farms in Ghana and establish the country's first cocoa farm eco-tourism initiative
Monday 29, 11 2004
Earthwatch and Passion for the Planet radio station are celebrating this week after Passion received a Special Commendation at this year's British Environment and Media Awards for the series of interviews that made up Earthwatch Month.
Earthwatch will be providing funding and volunteers for a variety of multidisciplinary projects that are tackling urgent environmental issues including climate change and the protection of British species.
Monday 08, 11 2004
Earthwatch teams discover new life forms that bring the vertebrate diversity of the Late Triassic to life. New fossil finds collected by Earthwatch teams working with Dr. Oscar Alcober in the Ischigualasto-Talampaya World Heritage Site, Argentina, stand to alter views of faunal change at the end of the Triassic.
Thursday 21, 10 2004
Ken Balcomb, lead Earthwatch researcher on Orca, reports that two new calves have been born
Monday 18, 10 2004
Winner of the 2004 Aviva/Earthwatch Award for Climate Change Research
Last week the UK governments leading scientist, Professor Sir David King, warned that an irreversible climate disaster was imminent. If carbon dioxide levels continue to rise, the Greenland ice cap will melt and global sea levels will rise by 6-7m in as little as sixty years time, leaving much of Britain underwater. What is the fate of our planet if our climate changes and what, can a songbird do to help?
Tuesday 12, 10 2004
Earthwatch Institute, the international environmental charity, is celebrating this week after winning a prestigious British Archaeological Award. Earthwatch was recognised as "best sponsor of archaeology" for its unceasing 12 years of support for the Roman Fort on Tyne excavation project which operates in South Shields, on the river Tyne in Northeast England.
Monday 23, 08 2004
Earthwatch Institute Europe, the international environmental charity, has launched its Threatened Species Appeal. The money raised will fund urgent conservation work to save the southern river otter and other animals on the brink of extinction.
Tuesday 17, 08 2004
A decade-long botanical study, carried out by scientists from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and assisted by more than three hundred Earthwatch volunteers in the highland forests of western Cameroon, has remarkably discovered fifty endemic plant and fungi species and varieties new to science, it was announced today.
Monday 24, 05 2004
Earthwatch, the international environmental charity, today highlights its great success in local community involvement in the protection of turtles in light of the recently published WWF report, 'Money talks: Economic Aspects of Marine Turtle Use and Conservation'.