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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.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
Hands-on exhibit features colossal whale skeletons and rare cultural artifacts.
A far-flung Okenia rosacea bloom may signal a larger shift in ocean climate and a strong forthcoming El Niño.
Major new exhibit explores the role of color in nature with vibrant live animals and engaging interactives.
The Academy's 2015 Forest Solutions Summit proposed a set of forest conservation actions.
Inventive craft brew inspired by botanist Alice Eastwood and the Academy’s Living Roof.
The Academy's second annual wildlife photo competition now accepting submissions.
A brownbanded bamboo shark lays viable egg—with healthy pup—after 45-month seclusion from males.
In 2014, the California Academy of Sciences added 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree.
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