Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Cat Kutz

Cat Kutz is the former communications director for Earth Optimism.

The Rise of the American Conservation Movement: Power, Privilege, and Environmental Protection | Earth Optimism Book of the Month

What lessons can we learn from the history of conservation in the United States?


Reflecting on a Semester of Conservation: A Student Interview

Meet Sruthi, a National Geographic Young Explorer and aspiring eco-journalist.

Meet Sruthi Gurudev: Aspiring Eco-Journalist and Ocean Conservationist

Rachael Brenneman (left), Julia Smith (center), and Skye Austin (right) pose with supplies for their remote research projects. Photo: Amy Hruska

Three Undergraduate Students Share Their Remote Research Experience

The Smithsonian's Earth Optimism Summit was a 3-day global live-streamed event that took place on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, 2020, through April 24.

Positivity Has a Voice in Science