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California Academy of Sciences welcomes new Fellows, award ceremony to take place on October 5, 2021
New 2021 BigPicture Photography Competition exhibit showcases best in nature photography from across the globe
New planetarium show Living Worlds invites audiences to journey through the cosmos in search of life.
New exhibit opening June 24 highlights LGBTQ+ intersectional identities in STEMM
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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