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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.
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
From geckos to goblin spiders, flowering plants, and island ants, these new species grow Earth's tree of life.
Over 700 3D scientific specimens and artifacts from the museum’s world-renowned collection now available online.
The California Academy of Sciences hires Dr. Pim Bongaerts as its newest curator and coral biologist.
The Academy is pleased to announce the election of Elizabeth “Liebe” Patterson as the new chair of its board.
Executive Director Jonathan Foley to assume new role as Senior Scholar.
Deep mesophotic reefs are unique systems bursting with life and deserving of lasting protection.
48 top images represent the best in nature and conservation photography from around the world.
A growing user community helps observe and monitor more than 165,000 species around the world.
Watch a colorful nudibranch crawl across your desk or be circled by a green sea turtle with new Snapchat Lenses.
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