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How do animals and plants get their scientific names? Find out as Academy scientists add 221 new species to the tree of life.
Academy scientists and their colleagues have described a new animal species: a tiny Entendeka sengi, found in Namibia, and related to elephants.
The California Academy of Sciences is partnering with iNaturalist to enlist an army of citizen scientists working toward conservation efforts.
Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.
Academy researchers are working to stop the spread of the deadly chytrid fungus to save amphibians.