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This year researchers collaborated to describe 213 new-to-science species from five continents and three oceans.
BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition opens, awarding prizes for the best nature and wildlife photos
Partners join forces to target meaningful biodiversity protections.
The Academy's newest planetarium show transports viewers to epic observatories in Chile.
Named for Black Panther’s Wakanda, a dazzling new fairy wrasse enchants with purple scales and hidden reef home.
Sampson, a renowned paleontologist and seasoned museum leader, will join the institution in September 2019.
New exhibit dives deep into the shape-shifting, color-changing, and ever-evolving science of skin.
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.
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