Bird Friendly Coffee at the SCA Expo

Recently, the Bird Friendly team participated at the Specialty Coffee Association Expo in Chicago, and had the opportunity to meet with numerous community members who stopped by the booth, and hear their stories, receive feedback, and share updates.  Bird Friendly is already looking forward to the SCA Expo 2025, which will take place in Houston, … Continued

The Smithsonian at the Our Ocean Conference in Panama

The 8th Our Ocean Conference concluded with 341 commitments worth nearly $20 billion, including the expansion of Banco Volcán Managed Resources Area in the Panamanian Caribbean that led Panama to protect over 54% of its oceans. During the first week of March, Panama became the first Latin American country to host an Our Ocean Conference, … Continued

Life on a Sustainable Planet: Creating a Resilient Future for Our Oceans 

by Ana K. Spalding, Director of the Adrienne Arsht Community Based Resilience Solutions Initiative At a time when climate change and biodiversity loss are threatening our natural environments – for instance, 75 percent of coral reefs are at risk due to human impacts – it’s clear that we need to develop scalable nature-based solutions and … Continued