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Annual City Nature Challenge surpasses 1,690,000 wildlife observations in its seventh year.
By working together, animal data from living and scientific collections can better inform conservation
Exhibit showcases adaptations bugs have developed over millions of years and across a multitude of environments.
Annual Big Bang gala returns to the Academy on April 28, 2022
The Academy's newest planetarium show transports viewers to epic observatories in Chile.
Global nature observation network iNaturalist surpasses 50 million wild plant and animal observations.
Sarah Jacobs, western flora specialist, joins the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
The Academy welcomes Derek Mitchell to its Board of Trustees.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Mary Nemerov as new Chief Philanthropy Officer.
The Academy condemns the killing of George Floyd—and acknowledges that anti-racism must begin in our own house.
An update shared with Academy staff on May 26, 2020.
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