Browse the latest news, fact sheets, and images from the Academy’s Press Office.
Team praises widespread commitment but calls for broader participation to better protect marine ecosystems.
From fish to flowering plants and seahorses to snakes, these 229 new species grow Earth's tree of life.
Sixth annual photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images with cash prizes and exhibit.
Findings raise questions about the stability of our modern global system.
Annual fundraiser on May 10 to feature talks by scientific innovators, live DJ set by T-Pain, and more.
Third-annual competition will document global biodiversity using iNaturalist. Results announced May 4.
New findings are a clear call for immediate global action on climate change.
Deep-diving show explores the hidden world of coral reefs and science-based solutions to keep reefs healthy.
Acclaimed program for all 4th and 5th grade students in San Francisco will expand to K-5.
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.
If you are a journalist and would like to receive Academy press releases please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi-res and low-res image downloads are available for editorial use. Contact us at email@example.com to request access.
Dozens of Academy scientists and curators are available to working journalists to comment on topics related to their fields of expertise.
For commercial filming and photography inquiries, please visit our Location Shoots page.