2 Science & Conservation

Associated Projects

Peru, Colombia, Ethiopia, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Mexico

Bird Friendly® Coffee Program

Honduras, Colombia, Myanmar

Marine Conservation Program


Hector Guzman. Credit: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama.

Hector Guzman

Staff Scientist, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

A staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute since 1994, his studies of Central American marine species and habitats help equip policymakers and partners with solid science for developing stronger conservation approaches in sensitive natural areas.

Photo credit George Stoyle – Earth in Focus.

Steve Box

Vice President, Global Fisheries Solutions, RARE

Steve Box is a marine biologist studying the effects of fishing practices that endanger more than half of our ocean’s biodiversity.