Alcoa Employees To Blog Field Environmental Research

alcoa_6.jpgAlcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that 14 of its employees will assist in scientific field research expeditions around the world this year, through a partnership with Earthwatch Institute. ...The Alcoa fellows will take active roles in addressing climate change and other environmental issues, from monitoring seabirds in Alaska to assessing impacts on coral reefs in the Seychelles. Apparently the employees will be blogging their experiences starting this coming June, as field work gets underway. Now, the full press release on this effort includes several other positives about Alcoas' environmental performance, and although no company is perfect, this is the right stuff. Where do we apply?The 2007 Alcoa Earthwatch fellows and their research expeditions include:

* James Stanley, Rockdale, Texas, USA
Earthwatch Expedition: Seabirds of Prince William Sound, June 1-14
* Steven Jamieson, Kwinana, Australia
Earthwatch Expedition: Seabirds of Prince William Sound, June 16-29
* Gregory Peterson, Kwinana, Australia
Earthwatch Expedition: Seabirds of Prince William Sound, June 16-29
* Rosana Maria Liem, Poços de Caldas, Brazil
Earthwatch Expedition: Coral and Coastal Ecology of the Seychelles, July 3-17
* Olga Savina, Samara, Russia
Earthwatch Expedition: Coral and Coastal Ecology of the Seychelles, July 3-17
* Keith Williams, Alcoa, Tennessee, USA
Earthwatch Expedition: Inner Mongolia’s Lost Water, July 25-August 13
* Serge Martineau, Deschambault, Canada
Earthwatch Expedition: Inner Mongolia’s Lost Water, July 25-August 13
* Adam Benke, Belaya Kalitva, Russia
Earthwatch Expedition: Tidal Forests of Kenya, August 7-17
* Veronica Monjaras Garcia, Saltillo, Mexico
Earthwatch Expedition: Tidal Forests of Kenya, August 7-17
* Anika Wall, Huntly Mine, Australia
Earthwatch Expedition: Belarus Wetlands, August 20-September 2
* Khurram Chaudhry, Kitts Green, United Kingdom
Earthwatch Expedition: Bahamian Reef Survey, November 17-24
* Alexandra Gluschenkova, Samara, Russia
Earthwatch Expedition: Bahamian Reef Survey, November 17-24
* Gavin Ng, Beijing, China
Earthwatch Expedition: Bahamian Reef Survey, November 17-24

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