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Annual community science effort returns for its seventh year of documenting coastal biodiversity in California
Hope for Reefs joins global network of Ocean Decade partners dedicated to reversing the decline of Earth’s ocean
BigPicture Photography Competition announces Grand Prize winning image
Annual City Nature Challenge surpasses 1,690,000 wildlife observations in its seventh year.
From forests to coral reefs, these new discoveries grow Earth’s tree of life
New outdoor playspace inspires creativity and imaginative play, fosters meaningful connections with nature.
Coral biologist Elora López-Nandam recognized by Forbes for research on coral resilience to climate change
Submissions for world-renowned BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition now open
Academy receives grant as part of an NSF-funded project to generate the world's largest bee dataset
California Academy of Sciences welcomes new Fellows, award ceremony to take place on October 5, 2021
New 2021 BigPicture Photography Competition exhibit showcases best in nature photography from across the globe
Tissue abnormalities found in oysters along the Gulf Coast years after Deepwater Horizon oil spill
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