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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.
Endangered chicks are part of important Species Survival Plan, aimed at sustaining African penguin populations.
Citizen scientists from around the globe submit over 400,000 iNaturalist observations of wildlife.
Annual fundraiser on May 10 to feature talks by scientific innovators, live DJ set by T-Pain, and more.
Third-annual competition will document global biodiversity using iNaturalist. Results announced May 4.
New findings are a clear call for immediate global action on climate change.
Deep-diving show explores the hidden world of coral reefs and science-based solutions to keep reefs healthy.
Acclaimed program for all 4th and 5th grade students in San Francisco will expand to K-5.
How can we avoid megafires? A healthy stretch of forest near Lake Tahoe hints that active management is key.
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