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The museum plans to reopen on March 15 to members and March 17 to the general public.
The Academy recently received a Moonshot Award to advance equity in gender representation across museum content.
This year researchers collaborated to describe 213 new-to-science species from five continents and three oceans.
BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition opens, awarding prizes for the best nature and wildlife photos
Global nature observation network iNaturalist surpasses 50 million wild plant and animal observations.
Sarah Jacobs, western flora specialist, joins the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
The Academy welcomes Derek Mitchell to its Board of Trustees.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Mary Nemerov as new Chief Philanthropy Officer.
The Academy condemns the killing of George Floyd—and acknowledges that anti-racism must begin in our own house.
An update shared with Academy staff on May 26, 2020.
Stunning images of Earth and its lifeforms represent the best nature and wildlife photographers in the world.
41,000+ citizen scientists—some while sheltering in place—provided important urban biodiversity observations.
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