Research areas across four vital areas

Climate Change

Climate change poses one of the most significant challenges to the planet. Earthwatch supports research that improves the understanding of how climate change affects different environments and finds ways to help communities reduce their impacts and adapt to changes.


Archeology & Culture

This research highlights the genetic, ecological, cultural, and linguistic variation discovered in the native biological and cultural communities. These research programs unearth the past in a way that safeguards the future.


Wildlife & Ecosystems

Habitats and animals all over the world are threatened. This research aims to create conservation plans and help protect our planet and its inhabitants in today's ever-evolving landscape.


Ocean Health

This research seeks to protect marine biodiversity with a focus on those parts of the ocean most quickly impacted by society, such as the highly threatened coastal habitats, including mangroves and coral reefs.


Latest Articles

Protecting Coral Reefs

Protecting Coral Reefs The ocean is one of the largest bodies of water on Earth. It covers about 97% of the earth’s surface and accounts for almost half of the world’s total water. This vast ocean provides resources and jobs to humans. But the planet’s ocean ecosystems are under growing pressure from many threats. Coral...

The Big Picture of Climate Change

Climate change is a process that has changed the Earth’s weather patterns over the past few centuries. It’s a complex issue that impacts people, ecosystems, and agriculture. Many factors can cause the Earth to warm and cool, including the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the amount of energy from the sun, and changes...

The Importance of Protecting Wildlife

Wildlife is the term used to refer to all animals, plants, and other living things that are found in their natural habitat. These animals play a crucial role in maintaining a healthy balance of nature. In addition, wildlife provides many essential products for humans, including food and shelter. Wild animals are always on the move....

Inuksuk (i nuk suk)

I am infatuated  with this Inuit structure called an “inuksuk”. They are all over the town and we found a really cool one close to the bay. The Inuit make inukshuit (plural for inuksuk) in different forms and for different purposes. Sometimes they were used to show directions to travelers, to warn of people of...

Oh what a day!!!

We finally had a day off today. We went on a road tour in an old school bus with our very knowledgeable guide “Sheldon”. We had high hopes of seeing a polar bear of course, as well as other animal life. We saw huge mounds of land pushed up from the earth about 2-4 feet...

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