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The California Academy of Sciences plans to reopen on Tuesday, October 13. Members and donors visit first!
Global nature observation network iNaturalist surpasses 50 million wild plant and animal observations.
Sarah Jacobs, western flora specialist, joins the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
The Academy welcomes Derek Mitchell to its Board of Trustees.
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
From research talks to new aquarium animals, the Academy is ringing in the new year by bringing on the science!
New fossil animal named after the goddess Athena shows how sea lilies’ arms evolved.
From geckos to goblin spiders, flowering plants, and island ants, these new species grow Earth's tree of life.
World-class international photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images.
From live reindeer to festive musical performances, the Academy is full of holiday cheer this
Interactive exhibit explores the science of frozen polar regions with live reindeer, festive programs, and more!
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