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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.
Executive Director Jonathan Foley to assume new role as Senior Scholar.
Deep mesophotic reefs are unique systems bursting with life and deserving of lasting protection.
48 top images represent the best in nature and conservation photography from around the world.
A growing user community helps observe and monitor more than 165,000 species around the world.
Watch a colorful nudibranch crawl across your desk or be circled by a green sea turtle with new Snapchat Lenses.
Summer music series returns to the Academy from July through October.
Scientific divers at the California Academy of Sciences engineer a portable chamber to study new fishes.
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