10,000 years of volcanic activity at your fingertips. Includes weekly updates on volcanic activity.
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.
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 scientists use new miniature technology to track the endangered bird.
Discover how our people and programs are making a difference across the world.
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.
The cockroach parenting method—which includes feeding, guarding and keeping their young very close—has served the insects for at least 125 million years.
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.
For millions of years these tiny beetles have chewed their way out of sight.
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.
Scientists race to find genetic clues as malaria decimates rare Hawaiian honeycreepers.
Flying high above the trees faster than other bats, dog-faced bats are rarely caught by even the most dedicated of bat researchers.
As the Zika virus takes hold around the world, health officials are racing to find its cause and prevent further spread of the disease.
Learn about “climate change’s evil twin” with the National Museum of Natural History's Ocean Portal.