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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.
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.
From fish to flowering plants and seahorses to snakes, these 229 new species grow Earth's tree of life.
Sixth annual photo competition awards captivating wildlife and conservation images with cash prizes and exhibit.
Findings raise questions about the stability of our modern global system.
Interactive exhibit explores polar animals and features outdoor ice rink and snow flurries.
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