Biodiversity Workshop

Biodiversity Workshop Poster

Three researchers from the Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology (Terry Gosliner, Chrissy Piotrowski, and Gary Williams) presented lectures and participated in the 2012 Biodiversity Research and Conservation Workshop held at the University of the Philippines (Manila, Luzon) in November.  Over one hundred individuals took part from the University of the Philippines, the California Academy of Sciences, and various regulatory and conservation agencies in the Philippines.  Subjects covered included: Systematic Biology and the Foundation of Comparative Biology, Applications of Systematics to Comparative Biology, and Education and Public Engagement: Leveraging Science for Formal Education and Public Audiences.


natural history collection

The Importance of Natural History Collections


Front Cover Hearst Publication

CAS Special Publication: The Coral Triangle - The 2011 Hearst Philippine Biodiversity Expedition


The California Academy of Sciences is pleased to announce that 12 new members have joined the ranks of the Academy Fellows, a governing group of around 300 distinguished scientists who have made...

Today we are pleased to officially announce the launch of PLoS Hubs: Biodiversity, a new pilot Web site to connect the biodiversity community with...

Sugar Loaf

The Academy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and PRBO Conservation Science have teamed up to launch a live streaming web cam.