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Team praises widespread commitment but calls for broader participation to better protect marine ecosystems.
From fish to flowering plants and seahorses to snakes, these 229 new species grow Earth's tree of life.
Sixth annual photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images with cash prizes and exhibit.
Findings raise questions about the stability of our modern global system.
The California Academy of Sciences and KQED have developed a new multi-touch eBook about earthquakes.
Quake simulator, ostriches, hands-on programs, and more unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
A high-speed tour of the past 200 million years will unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
From clawed spiders to deep-sea sharks, these 2012 discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth.
This revealing new exhibit explores some of the wildest mating strategies in the animal kingdom.
The Academy is the world's largest "Double Platinum" building and the first museum to acheive this award.
The Pocket Penguins app offers users live views of our charismatic African Penguins 24 hours a day.
3,607 birds housed at the Academy provided critical data for research about spread of Galapagos diseases.
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