Earthwatch Diaries

  • September 21, 2018

    LAST DAY - September 21, 2018

    Blog entry by: Larissza Keresztes Keeping the schedule at breakfast at 6.45 a.m. Could be the same as the past 6 days, but it is different as it is the last one with the amazing team of 8 Earthwatch/Alcoan fellows (and of course with the amazing staff). I can’t believe...

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  • September 21, 2018

    Day 7, Sept 21, 2018

    This expedition was one of the best things I have ever done in my life, and I am so happy to have the chance to see all these other Alcoa employees from all over the planet. I got to see how the scientists worked on climate change research in the...

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  • September 19, 2018

    Day 6, September 19, 2018

    Title: Climate Change and Insects in the Pyrenees By Erika Bransky

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  • September 18, 2018

    Day 4: September 18, 2018

    Paul Dwyer, Western Australia What I hoped to get out of the Earthwatch expedition is to confirm my passion for sustainability issues and promoting community resilience. I have the belief and values, but I lack the experience and knowledge to make a difference. The most exciting thing I have learned...

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  • September 17, 2018

    Day 3, September 17, 2018 - Vlog

    By Paulo Eduardo Belato, Brazil Learning in the Pyrenees

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  • September 17, 2018

    Day 3, Monday, Sept 17, 2018

    By Patrick Dight It was a long hike in, but worth every step. We separated into small groups at the summit of our climb; our group spent most of the day surveying the trees and logs within a 20-meter radius of insect traps that had been placed earlier in the...

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  • September 16, 2018

    Day 2 - Sunday, September 16, 2018

    Written by Claude Thierge, Quebec (photos attached) Today, I participated in collecting data that indicates how the trees here are growing day after day. The researchers we are working with take the time to explain the process and their research goals to us. We also collected data on which kind...

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  • September 15, 2018

    Day 1, September 15, 2018

    It was exciting to finally meet with my fellow Alcoa travelers and the group of scientists and Earthwatch members who will be guiding our merry band. Although it was a cloudy day, the scenery on the bus ride to Andorra was spectacular and I look forward to learning more about...

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