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Using a novel Past-Present-Future approach, the researchers uncovered the "sea cow effect" on kelp forests
Pedigree provides insights for maximizing genetic diversity and adaptability in corals bred for conservation.
Adorable additions support the long term health of endangered African penguin population.
Academy researchers use cutting-edge sequencing technology to determine origins of color mimicry in beetles.
California Academy of Sciences joins leading U.S. aquariums to support action on climate and ocean conservation
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 best nature and wildlife photos.
Partners join forces to target meaningful biodiversity protections.
Winning images from the Academy's annual BigPicture photography competition to go on exhibit October 23
California Academy of Sciences welcomes new Fellows, bestows annual awards. Virtual award ceremony October 13.
The California Academy of Sciences plans to reopen on Tuesday, October 13. Members and donors visit first!
The Academy's newest planetarium show transports viewers to epic observatories in Chile.
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