Browse the latest news, fact sheets, and images from the Academy’s Press Office.
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.
Stunning images of Earth and its lifeforms represent the best nature and wildlife photographers in the world.
From research talks to new aquarium animals, the Academy is ringing in the new year by bringing on the science!
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.
From live reindeer to festive musical performances, the Academy is full of holiday cheer this
Interactive exhibit explores the science of frozen polar regions with live reindeer, festive programs, and more!
From snow flurries to live reindeer, November is all about holiday cheer at the Academy.
Annual fundraiser brings the museum to life at night and supports free and reduced admission programs.
If you are a journalist and would like to receive Academy press releases please contact email@example.com.
Hi-res and low-res image downloads are available for editorial use. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access.
Dozens of Academy scientists and curators are available to working journalists to comment on topics related to their fields of expertise.
For commercial filming and photography inquiries, please visit our Location Shoots page.