How can bringing back one butterfly make a difference to local ecosystems and other habitats across the state?
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Citizen scientists can help scientists and policy-makers track changes in the environment.
Biologists in Steinhart Aquarium use enrichment and training to keep animals happy, healthy, and engaged.
Follow Academy ant man Brian Fisher's years-long quest to find one ant species in Madagascar.
Invasive lionfish are spreading throughout the Caribbean and farther south—and scientists are trying to keep up.
How will climate change affect different species? Will organisms be able to adapt quickly enough to survive in a rapidly changing environment?
The Academy's Stan Blum works in Biodiversity Informatics-- he documents what lives where.
Almost a year has passed since crane operator Brandon Valasik discovered a Colombian mammoth tooth at the Transbay Transit Center.
How does ocean acidification affect oysters? How do oysters affect acidification?
Read about the most comprehensive analysis to date of early human teeth from Africa.
Academy researchers Terry Gosliner and Luiz Rocha head to the Middle East to look for marine life.
Local researchers, using Academy collections, are tracking the spread of the deadly disease killing amphibians worldwide.
Discover how Orca O319 came to the Academy.
How does biodiversity affect human health? Can we put a price tag on it?