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iNaturalist users—and the artificial intelligence they help power—help observe and monitor global species.
Breathtaking images represent best in nature photography from around the world.
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September.
New exhibit dives deep into the shape-shifting, color-changing, and ever-evolving science of skin.
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.
From fish to flowering plants and sea slugs to scorpions, these discoveries add to the tree of life.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
Outdoor ice skating, indoor snow flurries, live performances, and more through January 7, 2018.
Survey of urban households reveals how room layout and lifestyle impacts the diversity of our tiniest roommates.
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