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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
41,000+ citizen scientists—some while sheltering in place—provided important urban biodiversity observations.
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.
From our new exhibit Venom to meeting spiders in the rainforest,
the Academy is feeling the sting of spring!
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
From research talks to new aquarium animals, the Academy is ringing in the new year by bringing on the science!
New fossil animal named after the goddess Athena shows how sea lilies’ arms evolved.
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