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The California Academy of Sciences plans to reopen on Tuesday, October 13. Members and donors visit first!
The Academy's newest planetarium show transports viewers to epic observatories in Chile.
Global nature observation network iNaturalist surpasses 50 million wild plant and animal observations.
Sarah Jacobs, western flora specialist, joins the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
As timberland converts to cannabis, spotted and barred owls test positive for rat poison.
From fish to flowering plants and sea slugs to scorpions, these discoveries add to the tree of life.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
Outdoor ice skating, indoor snow flurries, live performances, and more through January 7, 2018.
Survey of urban households reveals how room layout and lifestyle impacts the diversity of our tiniest roommates.
Using high-speed and time-lapse videography, the series takes an in-depth look at surprising natural phenomena.
A species discovery 360 feet beneath the ocean’s surface was revealed only when moved to Steinhart Aquarium.
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