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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.
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.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Mary Nemerov as new Chief Philanthropy Officer.
The Academy condemns the killing of George Floyd—and acknowledges that anti-racism must begin in our own house.
An update shared with Academy staff on May 26, 2020.
Stunning images of Earth and its lifeforms represent the best nature and wildlife photographers in the world.
41,000+ citizen scientists—some while sheltering in place—provided important urban biodiversity observations.
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