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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 Academy's annual holiday exhibit features live reindeer, indoor snow, festive performances, and more.
Annual Halloween event will take place on October 28.
Celebrate the return of ‘Tis the Season for Science, plus a look at the newly revamped Morrison Planetarium!
Meet the newest members of the Academy's Board of Trustees.
New exhibit to feature nearly 400 geologic specimens from the Academy’s renowned collection.
Enjoy a SuperNatural Halloween, lectures, and Family Nature Crafts in October.
Study elevates the San Cristóbal Island Vermilion Flycatcher to full species status, but not seen since 1987.
Beauty reigns in September with rare gems and minerals, exotic nature photography, and celestial showers
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