Great for birds and for people, The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center developed the world’s first and only 100% organic and shade-grown coffee certification.
10,000 years of volcanic activity at your fingertips. Includes weekly updates on volcanic activity.
Fun games and apps for learning about science.
Did you know? The Smithsonian works in India teaching Tibetan monks and nuns about Western science and science education.
Smithsonian Insider talks with volcano expert Richard Fiske, geologist emeritus at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
New species of snail-eating snake, known to scientists as “goo-eaters,” have been discovered by a team working in Ecuador and Peru.
The cockroach parenting method—which includes feeding, guarding and keeping their young very close—has served the insects for at least 125 million years.
His job as a time traveler is to make discoveries about the past that can help shape our future.
Place “camera traps” in your community to assist researchers in answering questions about mammal distribution and abundance.
Scientists study how to transform degraded landscapes into healthy forests, clean water, and eco-friendly ranches.
With illnesses from ticks on the rise, learn more about this blood-sucking parasite of mammals, reptiles, birds, and even (rarely) amphibians.
25 years of data about the health of Caribbean coasts from the Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program has been released.
Learn about “climate change’s evil twin” with the National Museum of Natural History's Ocean Portal.
Scientists have just discovered a new form of mimicry camouflage.
Swimming in the frigid waters of the Arctic, the narwhal is one of the world’s most elusive and bizarre marine mammals.
In the past 50 years, the amount of water in the open ocean with zero oxygen has increased more than fourfold.