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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.
Scientists say there is still work to be done for the recovery of the critically endangered black abalone.
Awarded by the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals.
Ecological transformation after “Great Dying” moves scientists closer to understanding the nature of recovery.
Life-size dinosaur models take over the East Garden, prehistoric fossils on exhibit, special programs, and more.
Community-driven MPA a major conservation victory for the “center of the center” of marine biodiversity.
Endangered chick is first new addition of 2019; part of important Species Survival Plan.
These new members join the Board as the Academy celebrates the tenth anniversary of its new green building.
Team praises widespread commitment but calls for broader participation to better protect marine ecosystems.
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