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Endangered chicks are part of important Species Survival Plan, aimed at sustaining African penguin populations.
Citizen scientists from around the globe submit over 400,000 iNaturalist observations of wildlife.
New findings are a clear call for immediate global action on climate change.
Deep-diving show explores the hidden world of coral reefs and science-based solutions to keep reefs healthy.
A brownbanded bamboo shark lays viable egg—with healthy pup—after 45-month seclusion from males.
In 2014, the California Academy of Sciences added 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree.
Upcoming planetarium show takes audiences on a journey through the vast networks of life on Earth.
Academy scientists use next-generation sequencing technology to refine a turtle “tree of life.”
Recent hatches highlight the success of captive breeding programs in sustaining genetically healthy populations.
iNaturalist.org's new series of maps connects the network's community to the natural world like never before.
Dr. Michelle Trautwein lends fly expertise to study on the evolution of insects.
The Osher Fellows program is an extension of more than 30 years of support from the Bernard Osher Foundation.
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