• FreshWater Watch scientists for Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai

FreshWater Watch improving waters in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shanghai

Leading scientists present water quality research from Earthwatch’s FreshWater Watch programme in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

Glowing algae lights up Shenzhen Bay

Sea sparkle phenomenon returns near Shenzhen, China.


World Water Day

Today is World Water Day – a global opportunity to take action, to make a difference and to be inspired by the vital role that water holds to life on Earth.

This year we are marking World Water Day with the London launch of Water Stories – a photographic exhibition by American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz.

  • FreshWater Watchers in Mexico's wetlands

World Wetlands Day 2016

February 2nd is World Wetlands Day. We look at how FreshWater Watchers around the world help to protect wetlands.

  • Credit Crispin Zeeman

Your ‘Get Fit’ New Year Resolution + Citizen Science = Earning Rewards and Making Money for Charity

Get outdoors, improve the air that we breathe and investigate freshwater ecosystems whilst you earn rewards for yourself, and raise money for three great charities! What more could you want in January?