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Smithsonian Institution (SI)
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
Washington, District of Columbia
20013, United States of America
+1 202-633-6370
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CBD Clearing-House (chm.cbd.int)
Non-governmental organization (NGO)
http://www.global.si.edu (http://www.global.si.edu)
Linkages to CBD & Protocols
Agricultural Biodiversity
Dry and Sub-Humid Lands
Forest Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Island Biodiversity
Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Mountain Biodiversity
Polar Biodiversity
Scientific and Technical Cooperation
Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing
Biodiversity for Development
Climate Change and Biodiversity
Ecosystem Approach and Restoration
Gender and Biodiversity
Health and Biodiversity
Invasive Alien Species
Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices
Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Exchange of Information
Additional Information and Documents
Established in 1846 for the “increase and diffusion of knowledge”, the Smithsonian Institution is a trust of the United States' government and consists of 19 museums, the National Zoo, and numerous research centers. Smithsonian scientists implement science and conservation programs in more than 140 countries on all seven continents, from saving endangered species to building monitoring capacity, promoting sustainable natural resource management and tourism, conducting scientific exchanges and finding ways to predict and mitigate global climate change.