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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.
41,000+ citizen scientists—some while sheltering in place—provided important urban biodiversity observations.
Learn about NightLife, the Academy's weekly Thursday night party.
Male chick is the first to hatch since the new Academy opened in 2008.
The rare Larger Pacific Striped Octopus is notable for its unusual mating habits and dramatic coloration.
The California Academy of Sciences and KQED have developed a new multi-touch eBook about earthquakes.
Quake simulator, ostriches, hands-on programs, and more unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
A high-speed tour of the past 200 million years will unearth the science behind our ever-changing planet.
From clawed spiders to deep-sea sharks, these 2012 discoveries add to the family tree of life on Earth.
This revealing new exhibit explores some of the wildest mating strategies in the animal kingdom.
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