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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.
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.
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 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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