Wednesday 31, 05 2006
One of the UK's leading scientists warned of the serious consequences of climate change at the first annual Earthwatch Oxford lecture.
Wednesday 03, 05 2006
Seven African scientists, protected-area managers and community officers will join Pat Wright's Madagascar's Lemurs project in Ranomafana National Park. They will take part in the lemur research project as research assistants, helping to collect data on the behaviour and ecology of the Milne-Edwards sifaka (Propithecus diadema edwardsi) and their forest habitat.
Friday 28, 04 2006
On April 27th 2006 at the Royal Geographical Society, Earthwatch scientist Dr Peter Kershaw of the University of Alberta outlined the dire consequences of climate change in the polar regions.
Tuesday 18, 04 2006
Oxford. April 18 2006. The Gardenstown-based Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU) is celebrating this month after hearing that their bid for funding from Earthwatch was successful.
Saturday 15, 04 2006
An innovative study based on zoo animals across America shows for the first time that cold temperatures help lions grow their manes long.
Wednesday 22, 03 2006
March 22nd 2006: Dire Warning from Earthwatch on World Water Day - Lake Naivasha, Kenya's second largest lake is in crisis. The lake is now half its former size and the water level is three vertical metres lower than it should be naturally, leaving this precious wetland degraded beyond recognition.
Thursday 09, 03 2006
Earthwatch scientists have revealed that the number of turtles accidentally killed by long line fishing could be reduced by as much as 80% if fishermen bait their hooks with mackerel and fish slightly deeper.
Thursday 02, 02 2006
Earthwatch Institute (Europe) and BBC Wildlife Magazine launch th prestigious Young Environmental Journalist of the Year Award 2006 that will see one young writer scoop the opportunity to undertake a life-changing experience on an Earthwatch research expedition and have their work featured in BBC Wildlife Magazine.
Monday 21, 11 2005
Earthwatch teams to research impact of Hurricane Katrina on Louisiana caterpillar populations. Climate change may spell disaster for agricultural crops and forests, in the form of caterpillar outbreaks, according to a paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Thursday 03, 11 2005
Earthwatch announces the winner of the 2005 Aviva/Earthwatch Award for Climate Change Research. Dr. Mark Huxham, School of Life Sciences, Napier University, has been awarded funding by the Aviva/Earthwatch Award for Climate Change Research.
Wednesday 02, 11 2005
Lucie Evans won the first annual Young Environmental Journalist of the Year Award, an initiative from Earthwatch, in partnership with BBC Wildlife Magazine. Evans article, that tackles the controversial issue of trophy hunting in Africa was published in BBC Wildlife Magazine.
Tuesday 06, 09 2005
"With the assistance of the volunteers we studied the morphology and egg production of 36 adults, and the reproductive and population ecology of 153 nests containing approximately 15,000 eggs."