Earthwatch is an independent scientific field research and conservation in the not-for-profit sector. Earthwatch Australia is part of the broader Earthwatch family, with offices in the United States, Europe and India.  


Driving Environmental Research

We stand for rigorous and critically important environmental research


Restoring our Iconic Landscapes

Enabling more than 1400 conservation and community sustainability projects in more than 131 countries


Empowering Behaviour Change

Empowering 100,000+ people to participate in direct action to save the natural world



Collecting Crucial Scientific Data

Contributing nearly 10 million hours of research and data collection, equal to more than 5000 years of solid hard


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Our work aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We engage employees and other stakeholders to inspire action and connect them to tangible business sustainability objectives. This helps increase the significance and impact of global programs at local level, and empowers businesses and their staff to make a direct contribution to the SDGs. 

We are a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.  

Earthwatch Australia is also a signatory to the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. The Global Commitment is about businesses, governments and communities working together to eliminating plastic pollution at its source. 

Our impact at a glance