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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.
Public can vote on names submitted by several local museums; winners to be announced on March 25.
The Academy expands its “Science Action Club” program to South City, thanks to a generous gift from Genentech.
A team of Brazilian scientists calls for immediate fisheries management collaboration.
Hands-on exhibit features colossal whale skeletons and rare cultural artifacts.
A far-flung Okenia rosacea bloom may signal a larger shift in ocean climate and a strong forthcoming El Niño.
Major new exhibit explores the role of color in nature with vibrant live animals and engaging interactives.
The Academy's 2015 Forest Solutions Summit proposed a set of forest conservation actions.
Inventive craft brew inspired by botanist Alice Eastwood and the Academy’s Living Roof.
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