Academy biologists sustainably source many of the butterfly species found in our rainforest exhibit.
Citizen scientists can help scientists and policy-makers track changes in the environment.
Biologists in the Steinhart Aquarium use enrichment and training to keep animals healthy and engaged.
Among octopuses, researchers are finding that the larger Pacific striped octopus is a bit of an oddball.
How can you protect something you don't know exists? Improved documentation of sharks helps conservation effort.
Learn how and why cephalopods like octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish change colors.
Botanical gardens could be the key to educating and feeding a growing population.
Millipedes in California's mountain ranges use bioluminescence to avoid predators, but how did it originate?
An Academy researcher is studying the adorable, elusive pygmy sloth, a critically endangered species.
How do bombardier beetles create and survive their deadly blasts? (With bonus scientist interview)
Our last post for Earth Day week—invasive lionfish push their way to Brazil.
One unique group of spiders tell a magnificent tale of the history of our planet...