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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.
The California Academy of Sciences joins forces with SECORE International and The Nature Conservancy
Learn about ancient flying creatures, explore human diversity, and encounter the first full solar eclipse since
Scientists survey the waters of Rapa Nui and make first-ever dives to "twilight zone" reefs at 200-500 feet deep
Annual fundraiser on April 27 to feature talks by scientific innovators, live DJ set by Hot Chip, and more.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Nathalie Nagalingum, PhD, as its newest botany curator
Second annual "Challenge" grows to 16 participating cities. Nationwide announcement of results on Earth Day 4/22
A month-long celebration of all things celestial, capped off by San Francisco’s biggest party of the year!
Annual competition awards the best in wildlife and conservation photography.
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