Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Joshua Tewksbury

As director of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Josh energetically convokes leading researchers to address climate change and biodiversity loss by solving sticky, multidisciplinary problems. He builds support to innovate international, community-based sustainability science; tropical reforestation and restoration; and to rewild animal behavior research—all with an emphasis on training a new generation of tropical biologists in countries where their contributions are most leveraged.

Why the World Needs a Standard Measure for Counting Carbon

To jumpstart the carbon economy, scientists around the globe need to be aligned in how they analyze the solutions to the climate crisis