Earthwatch Institute

Earthwatch Institute

Address:3 Clock Tower Pl Suite 100
PO Box 75
Maynard, MA 01754

Phone:978-461-0081
Fax:978-461-2332
Phone:800-776-0188
Web: www.earthwatch.org
Established: 1971. Description:Promotes sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage by creating partnerships between field scientists and the general public. Recruits some 4,000 paying volunteers each year to help scientists on their field research expeditions worldwide; student and teacher fellowships offered. In addition to U.S. headquarters, maintains offices in Oxford, England, Melbourne, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan. Members: 25,000. Dues: $30/year.
Publications: Earthwatch Journal (3 times a year); free to members. Also publishes Off the Beaten Path, a free monthly e-newsletter.

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The 2008 funding programme also includes continued support to Concern Universal, for a project promoting the economic empowerment of small-scale agricultural producers in Guinea; to Fauna and Flora International, to promote environmental capacity building in Romania; to Earthwatch Institute (Europe), including support of its annual events programme; core funding to ARKive, a centralised free digital library of films and photographs of the world's endangered species; and core funding to Botanic Gardens Conservation International for the 15th consecutive year.
The frustration in the air is palpable, although Megill smiles for a fresh crew of volunteers from EarthWatch Institute, the international nonprofit that enlists paying civilians to help various environmental scientists do their research around the globe.
The Brandeis University-trained archaeologist, who has devoted much of her professional life to unraveling the mysteries of this early Andean culture (500-1000 AD), is currently excavating Wari sites in the Huaro Valley near Cuzco, working in collaboration with local Peruvian archaeologists and Earthwatch Institute, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization that matches scholars and scientists with lay volunteers interested in supporting academic research expeditions worldwide.
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