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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.
A brownbanded bamboo shark lays viable egg—with healthy pup—after 45-month seclusion from males.
In 2014, the California Academy of Sciences added 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree.
Upcoming planetarium show takes audiences on a journey through the vast networks of life on Earth.
Academy scientists use next-generation sequencing technology to refine a turtle “tree of life.”
Recent hatches highlight the success of captive breeding programs in sustaining genetically healthy populations.
iNaturalist.org's new series of maps connects the network's community to the natural world like never before.
Dr. Michelle Trautwein lends fly expertise to study on the evolution of insects.
The Osher Fellows program is an extension of more than 30 years of support from the Bernard Osher Foundation.
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