Alan Fortescue, Ph.D.
Director of Education for Earthwatch Institute
Alan Fortescue is the Director of Education for Earthwatch Institute, an Environmental Non-Profit organization that brings science to life for people concerned about the Earth's future. Founded in 1971, Earthwatch supports scientific field research by offering volunteers the opportunity to join research teams around the world. This unique model is creating a systematic change in how the public views science and its role in environmental sustainability.
Alan is also partnered with UNESCO and the UNCONGO to develop programs for the remaining eight years of the UN Decade on Education for Sustainable Development. His research interests focus on the relationship between business leadership, international development and the impacts of business activities on the health of the global environment.
Institute for Sustainable Energy, Eastern Connecticut State University
North American Association for Environmental Education
Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School, Roots & Shoots
Red River Centre for Watershed Education, Manitoba
Southern Alberta Community of Environmental Educators