Long-Term Research


Since our founding in 1846, we have partnered with other institutions to understand and celebrate natural and cultural diversity. At Smithsonian, we are dedicated to continuing our work for centuries to come, gathering data and providing insight into patterns of change over time.

Long-Term Research at Work

Jamaica, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ecuador, Belize, Nicaragua, Cuba

Conserving Migratory Birds: Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center (SMBC)

Belize, New Zealand, Panama, Australia

Protecting Endangered Mangroves around the World

Honduras, Colombia, Myanmar

Marine Conservation Program