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Academy researchers say framework for classifying coral species needs to be expanded for conservation success
Community scientists around the world celebrate the sixth-annual City Nature Challenge at the end of April
Characterizing how ancient life responded to environmental stressors provides modern-day insights.
The museum plans to reopen on March 15 to members and March 17 to the general public.
An update shared with Academy staff on May 26, 2020.
Stunning images of Earth and its lifeforms represent the best nature and wildlife photographers in the world.
41,000+ citizen scientists—some while sheltering in place—provided important urban biodiversity observations.
This year, the City Nature Challenge focuses on international collaboration and the healing power of nature.
New aquarium exhibit and larger-than-life animatronic models explore the mystery and power of venom on Earth.
From our new exhibit Venom to meeting spiders in the rainforest,
the Academy is feeling the sting of spring!
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
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