Earthwatch Institute

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Earthwatch Institute "is an international non-profit organization that brings science to life for people concerned about the Earth's future. Founded in 1971, Earthwatch supports scientific field research by offering volunteers the opportunity to join research teams around the world. This unique model is creating a systematic change in how the public views science and its role in environmental sustainability." [1]

Earthwatch Institute: International Advisory Council

Corporate Supporters

As of August 2007: [2]

According to their 2005 Annual Report "Earthwatch has worked in partnership with international mining company Rio Tinto for nine years, and has played a key role in raising awareness and knowledge about biodiversity and its importance among employees and other stakeholders."

Earthwatch Institute Directors & Trustees

U.S. Board of Directors

Directors Emeriti

Europe Board of Trustees

Australia Board of Directors

Japan Board of Directors




Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. About the Foundation, Foundation for the Future, accessed September 3, 2007.
  2. Corporate Supporters, Earthwatch Institute, accessed August 3, 2007.