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The Academy condemns the killing of George Floyd—and acknowledges that anti-racism must begin in our own house.
Stunning images of Earth and its lifeforms represent the best nature and wildlife photographers in the world
Over 41,000 citizen scientists—some while sheltering in place—provided important urban biodiversity observations
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Male chick is the first to hatch since the new Academy opened in 2008.
The rare Larger Pacific Striped Octopus is notable for its unusual mating habits and dramatic coloration.
The California Academy of Sciences and KQED have developed a new multi-touch eBook about earthquakes.
Quake simulator, ostriches, hands-on programs, and more unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
A high-speed tour of the past 200 million years will unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
From clawed spiders to deep-sea sharks, these 2012 discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth.
This revealing new exhibit explores some of the wildest mating strategies in the animal kingdom.
The Academy is the world's largest "Double Platinum" building and the first museum to acheive this award.
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