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.
Horticulturalist Monty Holmes gives an inside look at the history, culture, and science of poinsettias.
Kilauea’s eruption in 2018 presents a unique opportunity for scientists to research coral reef succession and growth in a changing ocean.
Learn about these incredible animals—and the ecosystems in which they play a role.
Forget the reservations, white tablecloth, mother-of-pearl caviar spoons and the like. There is a lot to learn about the art of fine dining—zoo style.
First study of humpback whale survivors of killer whale attacks in the Southeastern Pacific show may be on the rise.
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.
Be a biologist in your own backyard! Neighborhood Nestwatch participants help answer questions related to the survival of bird populations.
Join some of the world's leading thinkers in a spirited discussion about our ever changing planet.
Smithsonian Gardens has more than 8,000 specimens. Explore a selection from the collection along with art inspired by these beautiful blooms.