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Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
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.
Summer music series returns to the California Academy of Sciences from July through October.
Immersive experience invites users to hitch a ride on a jellyfish to encounter the mysteries of the deep ocean.
Endowed position is named in honor of William J. Patterson, former Chair of the Academy’s Board of Trustees.
Citizen scientists from around the globe document over 1100 rare, endangered, or threatened species.
Captivating images of life on Earth represent best in nature photography from around the world.
Citizen science data offer novel comparison of ecological similarities between metropolitan areas.
Annual fundraiser on April 25 to feature insightful talks and a live DJ set by St. Vincent.
The wildly successful City Nature Challenge returns this month!
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