When an African grey parrot is faced with a problem, it coordinates, cooperates, and collaborates with a partner to solve it. Each grey parrot displays flexible strategies to find a solution to the problem and contributes to the task in a different, but complementary, way.
RED saw this collaborative problem-solving potential in researchers and practitioners, but realized they were lacking an open space to connect. RED is a platform on which more conversation and knowledge transfer between academics and practitioners can occur.
To read more, see Parrots choose to work together and Cooperative problem solving in African grey parrots.