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Earthwatch's "Climate Change in Tropical Rainforests" expedition (Photo: Zoe Gamble)
Earthwatch's "Whales of British Columbia" expedition (Photo: William Megill)
Earthwatch's "Trinidad's Leatherback Sea Turtles" expedition (Photo: Kim Coyne)
Earthwatch's "Songbirds of the Tetons" expedition (Photo: Heather Pruiksma)
Earthwatch's "Elephants of Tsavo" expedition (Photo: Guy Stockton)
Earthwatch's "Tidal Forests of Kenya" expedition (Photo: Christian Barrus)
Earthwatch's "Wildlife of the Mongolian Steppe" expedition (Photo: Brian Dill)
Earthwatch's "Meerkats of the Kalahari" expedition (Photo: Anne Ogilvie)
Warren Stortroen, who has taken part in 60 Earthwatch expeditions
It can be extremely frustrating, watching the destruction of our environment and not being able to do a thing about it. Sure, you can give money, write letters and take part in rallies, but... wouldn’t you rather be out there on the front lines, where you could physically help save the threatened habitats, animals and cultures? Well, you can. In fact, you’ve been able to for the past 39 years. Next year, the US-based Earthwatch Institute will celebrate 40 years of giving people the chance to volunteer on environmental research projects all over the world.
Read the full article: Earthwatch expeditions - 40 years of 'citizen science'
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