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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.
Round-eared elephant-shrew found in Namibia represents newest addition to the order Macroscelidea.
In its largest diving expedition, Academy scientists traveled to the Philippines' Verde Island Passage.
Researchers at the California Academy of Sciences discovered 91 new plant and animal species and two new genera.
Meet Dr. Meg Lowman, the Academy's inaugural Chief of Science and Sustainability.
Meet the new Academy Fellows for 2013.
Meet the nine new members of the California Academy of Sciences' Board of Trustees.
Gregory C. Farrington announces retirement after seven years as executive director.
BigPicture photo competition will spotlight conservation with esteemed panel of judges and significant prizes.
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