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How can we avoid megafires? A healthy stretch of forest near Lake Tahoe hints that active management is key.
Study shows flattie spiders turn to capture their prey at a speed nearly three times faster than an eye blink.
As timberland converts to cannabis, spotted and barred owls test positive for rat poison.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
November's fun includes live bats, an out-of-this world sleepover, 'Tis the Season for Science, and more!
Annual holiday exhibit returns with live reindeer, indoor snow, festive performances, and more.
The stability of ancient ecosystems depended on species with important, big-picture roles in food web.
Endowed position is named in honor of William J. Patterson, former Chair of the Board of Trustees.
Annual Halloween party will feature trick-or-treating, live animal demos, planetarium shows, and more.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Lauren Esposito, PhD, as its newest arachnology curator.
The Academy elects Dr. Jill Tarter as President; welcomes eight new members to Board of Trustees.
Take a peek at the wonders that await in October!
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