Friday 12, 06 2009
Earthwatch has been monitoring the Influenza A (H1N1, also known as Swine Flu) situation very closely. As always, safety is our primary concern. At this time, the WHO does not recommend a restriction on international travel and therefore, Earthwatch projects are proceeding as scheduled.
Wednesday 06, 05 2009
Earthwatch has been monitoring the Influenza A (H1N1, also known as Swine Flu) situation very closely. As always, safety is our primary concern. At this time, Earthwatch projects are proceeding as scheduled. On May 15 we will decide the status of the teams projected to field in Mexico in late May, June and July, and will contact all impacted volunteers should any specific changes in scheduling be necessary.
Tuesday 28, 04 2009
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed at least 40 non-fatal cases of swine flu influenza A (H1N1) in the US, 6 non-fatal cases in Canada and 26 confirmed cases with 7 fatalities in Mexico. Currently, the virus is being transmitted between humans. The WHO has not issued any travel restrictions for swine flu infected areas, however the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office recommend deferring all non-essential travel to Mexico.
Monday 27, 04 2009
Earthwatch has decided to not field teams on its “Carnivores of Madagascar” project during the summer of 2009
Thursday 23, 04 2009
Earthwatch, the international environmental organization, announced phase two of its partnership with technology start-up TurnTo today, just a year and a half after the non-profit helped to provide the inspiration behind the e-commerce venture.
Wednesday 08, 04 2009
Ten teachers from across the country who were recently awarded a Wells Fargo Earthwatch fellowship will embark this weekend on a two-week expedition to study climate change, reporting back to their students “live” using blog and conferencing technology.
Friday 06, 03 2009
A great deal of drug-related violence has recently taken place along the northern Mexico border, and the neighboring US states. Earthwatch has been monitoring the violence closely since it began because we run two projects in Mexico, Tracking Baja’s Black Sea Turtles (Baja region) and Mexican Megafauna (San Miguel de Allende)—which are not located in the area affected by the violence.
Monday 16, 03 2009
Special public event in Washington, DC on March 19.
Friday 06, 03 2009
Since 26 January 2009 there have been violent demonstrations and looting in the Madagascar capital of Antananarivo as a result of unresolved local political tensions between anti-government opposition leader Andry Rajoelina and President Marc Ravalomanana. Earthwatch has been monitoring the situation closely, and will send out another advisory in late April with a final decision regarding projects scheduled to field in Madagascar this summer. As always, safety is our primary concern.
Wednesday 18, 02 2009
Earthwatch and Archaeological Institute of America to Host Public Lecture in Boston on Feb. 23rd
Monday 16, 02 2009
Earthwatch ambassador completes non-stop, round-the-world race.