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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.
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
Snapshot Cal Coast (6/23–7/2) encourages citizen scientists to connect with nature and explore the coast
Museum stands up for climate leadership and commits to zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2025
Researchers return from the Philippines with new species discoveries and deeper insights into threatened reefs.
Summer music series to feature Connan Mockasin, Electric Guest, Ryan Hemsworth, and more
Dr. Michelle Trautwein’s team travels to its fifth continent, Australia, to inspect our tiniest roommates.
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