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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.
Explore the mysterious “twilight zone,” celebrate Asteroid Day, and treat Dad to a sleepover for Father's Day
Summer music series returns to pair emerging bands and cutting-edge art and science.
The Academy rounds out its “dream team” with two new coral reef curators and $8.5 million investment in science.
Bay Area youth will prototype exciting science-themed games about California food, water, and energy.
“City Nature Challenge” participants will use iNaturalist to explore California’s legendary wildlife, 4/14–21.
A look at the outer realms of the solar system and indoor “glamping” mark the Academy highlights this May.
Sea cucumbers are particularly vulnerable to pollution and overfishing; scientists call for protections.
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