How can bringing back one butterfly make a difference to local ecosystems and other habitats across the state?
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Citizen scientists can help scientists and policy-makers track changes in the environment.
Biologists in Steinhart Aquarium use enrichment and training to keep animals happy, healthy, and engaged.
Follow Academy ant man Brian Fisher's years-long quest to find one ant species in Madagascar.
Last month, a rare octopus species—the Larger Pacific Stripped Octopus—moved into the Academy.
Academy researcher Brian Simison uses turtles to study the genetics behind hybridization.
This super family of spiders allow researchers to look millions of years in Earth's past.
Scientists discuss the impact of the ocean's changing pH levels.
Some corals welcome hot water.
Here's the perfect story for February 13th, a day nestled between Charles Darwin’s birthday and Valentine’s Day.
Meet some of the new species that Academy researchers discovered last year.
What if we could transform these bad viruses to do good, and have them help society instead of harm it?
What naturalists a century ago can help us learn about the effects of a warming planet.
Bill Eschmeyer and the Catalog of Fishes