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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
The Academy is among more than 40 new partners that will become part of the STEM education network.
Team calls for investment in underfunded natural history museum collections (and the treasures they house).
iNaturalist users—and the artificial intelligence they help power—help observe and monitor global species.
Breathtaking images represent best in nature photography from around the world.
Named for Black Panther’s Wakanda, a dazzling new fairy wrasse enchants with purple scales and hidden reef home.
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September 2019.
New exhibit dives deep into the shape-shifting, color-changing, and ever-evolving science of skin.
Summer music series returns to the California Academy of Sciences from July through October.
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