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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.
Dr. Lauren Esposito describes two genera and three new species of Earth's oldest living, land-based arthropods
From stunning aerial views to rarely-seen underwater wonders, images represent best in nature photography
Snapshot Cal Coast (6/23–7/2) encourages citizen scientists to connect with nature and explore the coast
Museum stands up for climate leadership and commits to zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2025
Researchers return from the Philippines with new species discoveries and deeper insights into threatened reefs.
Summer music series to feature Connan Mockasin, Electric Guest, Ryan Hemsworth, and more
Dr. Michelle Trautwein’s team travels to its fifth continent, Australia, to inspect our tiniest roommates.
Two Thalassodromeus pterosaurs with impressive 14-foot wingspans swoop down to catch Rhacolepis fish in their toothless jaws in this large diorama showing a detailed re-creation of a dramatic Cretaceous seascape located at the present-day Araripe Basin in northeast Brazil. ©AMNH/R. Mickens
New exhibit showcases the incredible diversity of these prehistoric flying reptiles
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