We're recruiting our 2019 team of environmental interns! Gain hands-on, paid experience in research, education, citizen science and science writing. Summer deadline Feb. 15.
"Knowledge is power—the power to face challenges and come up with strategies that work. Ultimately, knowledge gives us the power to create a better world."
In a new report, scientists with SERC and The Nature Conservancy outlined 21 "natural climate solutions" that could cut US carbon emissions 21 percent. Here are 8 of our favorites.
There's a new way to track Chesapeake river herring as they fight their way back from decline: finding fragments of their DNA in the water, called environmental DNA, or "eDNA."
Get the truth on the science and history of climate change, in this 6-part lecture series hosted by SERC plant ecologist Bert Drake. Watch all six episodes online!
Discover Smithsonian science in your backyard!Visiting Hours:
Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Closed Sundays and federal holidays.
Notice: All Smithsonian museums and the SERC campus are closed due to the federal government shutdown.
Photo: Melissa Frey, Royal BC Museum
For half a century, SERC scientists have taken on environmental issues on Chesapeake Bay and around the world and uncovered new ways to protect the planet. Learn more about SERC’s history and discoveries.