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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.
The Academy welcomes Derek Mitchell to its Board of Trustees.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Mary Nemerov as new Chief Philanthropy Officer.
Meet the newest members of the Academy's Board of Trustees.
Family-friendly celebration to include a silent disco, trick-or-treating, spooky specimens, and more.
Genome completion of northern spotted owl to help researchers guide conservation priorities.
An innovative conceptual model of island biogeography is outlined for marine organisms—with thrilling results.
From value memberships to free days, museum offers more ways than ever for the community to visit
Researchers return a subspecies of giant elephant-shrew from the Congo Basin to full species status.
Dr. Lauren Esposito describes two genera and three new species of Earth's oldest living, land-based arthropods
From stunning aerial views to rarely-seen underwater wonders, images represent best in nature photography
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