Alix Morris

A story about the complex history and uncertain future of one of the most biodiverse places in the world – and the people who have dedicated their lives to saving it. Two Rivers Meet in the Forest Deep in the heart of Western Amazonia, a flooded forest teems with wildlife. Alligator-like caimans hide in long...

By Alix Morris, Earthwatch Institute Earthwatch scientists search for evidence of climate change in one of the most extraordinary places on the planet. Welcome to Churchill, Manitoba At the southern edge of the Arctic, in Canada’s Hudson Bay lowlands, lies Churchill, Manitoba – a small town that sits at the convergence of tundra, forest, freshwater,...

In Playa Grande, Costa Rica, more than 20 years of egg poaching consumed a generation of leatherback sea turtles, bringing the population in the Eastern Pacific to the brink of extinction. Today, scientists and volunteers are working alongside local communities to ensure there’s a future for this species. When María Teresa Koberg first arrived in...

Tens of millions of wild bison once roamed freely across North America, before their populations were decimated by Euro-American settlers in the mid-1800s. Today, Earthwatch’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Cristina Eisenberg, in partnership with the Blackfoot First Nation, is leading a study to help prepare for the return of this iconic species to Alberta’s Waterton Lakes...