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Informed by science—by all we know and have yet to learn—we are on a journey to discover the bold steps needed to realize our shared vision of life on a sustainable planet.

We invite you to join with Smithsonian Science to imagine and build this future together.


Smithsonian Science and Research

Ellen Stofan is the Under Secretary for Science and Research at the Smithsonian. Her focus is the Smithsonian’s collective scientific initiatives and commitment to research across the Institution, especially addressing issues such as biodiversity, global health, climate change, species conservation, astrophysics and the search for life outside Earth’s solar system.

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