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Annual community science effort returns for its seventh year of documenting coastal biodiversity in California
Hope for Reefs joins global network of Ocean Decade partners dedicated to reversing the decline of Earth’s ocean
BigPicture Photography Competition announces Grand Prize winning image
Annual City Nature Challenge surpasses 1,690,000 wildlife observations in its seventh year.
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.
This year, the City Nature Challenge focuses on international collaboration and the healing power of nature.
New aquarium exhibit and larger-than-life animatronic models explore the mystery and power of venom on Earth.
From our new exhibit Venom to meeting spiders in the rainforest,
the Academy is feeling the sting of spring!
Rayna Bell, African frog expert, joins the Academy’s Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.
Extent of aquatic-associated spider species suggests they’re pre-adapted to watery environments.
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