Mar 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Travel

Seniors Become Earthwatchers

Earthwatch has a mission is to engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education in order to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment. Earthwatch is a respected leader in the field of experiential education, with programs ranging from improving the quality of geography instruction to “live from the field,” web-based virtual expeditions reaching classrooms worldwide. To date, more than 3,500 students and 4,000 classroom teachers have received training and inspiration on Earthwatch expeditions. Here is an example in Kenya for seniors who love animals, environment and people.

The global Earthwatch community invites you to be a part of their mission. Your contribution helps the organization to:

  • Support scientists and volunteers in the field.
  • Produce research outcomes and publications that influence global agendas.
  • Provide experiential learning opportunities for teachers, students and corporate employees.

Expeditions for Seniors All Over the World

Work alongside professional scientists all over the world to help tackle pressing environmental challenges that matter to you. Seniors don’t need any special skills – just a spirit of adventure and a desire to help – you will be taught everything you need to know. The latest news from Earthwatch has expeditions all over the world for seniors adventurers to join. Earthwatch events offer the opportunity to learn from scientists on the frontline of environmental action, about the issues that matter to the future of the planet, and how seniors can play a role in tackling them. Multimedia technology combined with electronic communication has created an unprecedented opportunity to let teachers and students see and hear what it is like to be in the field doing important environmental research.

Get your hands on a free copy of the 2012 Expedition Guide – a comprehensive look at the many opportunities to join Earthwatch projects around the world. To get your free copy, simply complete and submit the form that you will find in the 2012 Expedition Guide. You’ll get a real sense of what it’s like to be a volunteer and the vital work they undertake around the globe every year. With several new projects featured, the 2012 Research Expedition Guide will inspire you to join the Earthwatch movement and get hands-on with conservation.

If you would like further information about Earthwatch projects, or if you would like to speak to somebody about joining an expedition, please don’t hesitate to call this number 1-800-776-0188, or email at FAQ will fill you in on all the details.
Sound like something many seniors would love to involved with and you might just be one of them. jeb

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