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Ecological transformation after “Great Dying” moves scientists closer to understanding the nature of recovery.
Life-size dinosaur models take over the East Garden, prehistoric fossils on exhibit, special programs, and more.
Endangered chick is first new addition of 2019; part of important Species Survival Plan.
Scientists survey the waters of Rapa Nui and make first-ever dives to "twilight zone" reefs at 200-500 feet deep
Annual fundraiser on April 27 to feature talks by scientific innovators, live DJ set by Hot Chip, and more.
The California Academy of Sciences appoints Nathalie Nagalingum, PhD, as its newest botany curator
Second annual "Challenge" grows to 16 participating cities. Nationwide announcement of results on Earth Day 4/22
A month-long celebration of all things celestial, capped off by San Francisco’s biggest party of the year!
Annual competition awards the best in wildlife and conservation photography.
A new way to experience the Academy’s beloved rainforest; plus dark matter, black holes, and birthday parties!
Animal love is in the air!
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