Browse the latest news, fact sheets, and images from the Academy’s Press Office.
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.
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.
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.
Upcoming planetarium show takes audiences on a journey through the vast networks of life on Earth.
Academy scientists use next-generation sequencing technology to refine a turtle “tree of life.”
Recent hatches highlight the success of captive breeding programs in sustaining genetically healthy populations.
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