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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
Awarded by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals.
Ecological transformation after “Great Dying” moves scientists closer to understanding the nature of recovery.
Life-size dinosaur models take over the East Garden, prehistoric fossils on exhibit, special programs, and more.
Community-driven MPA a major conservation victory for the “center of the center” of marine biodiversity.
Endangered chick is first new addition of 2019; part of important Species Survival Plan.
These new members join the Board as the Academy celebrates the tenth anniversary of its new green building.
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.
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