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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.
Award ceremony to take place on October 10, 2017
Meet the newest members of the Academy's Board of Trustees.
Family-friendly celebration to include a silent disco, trick-or-treating, spooky specimens, and more.
Genome completion of northern spotted owl to help researchers guide conservation priorities.
An innovative conceptual model of island biogeography is outlined for marine organisms—with thrilling results.
From value memberships to free days, museum offers more ways than ever for the community to visit
Researchers return a subspecies of giant elephant-shrew from the Congo Basin to full species status.
Dr. Lauren Esposito describes two genera and three new species of Earth's oldest living, land-based arthropods
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