“When a whale washes up it’s kind of like being a doctor on call,” says Moe Flannery, senior collections manager at the California Academy of Sciences. Flannery’s day job means caring for more than 140,000 bird and mammal specimens at … Read more
How does a butterfly get its green? It’s not pigment.
A commonplace butterfly with an interesting history in the United States becomes the subject of a citizen science initiative to study climate change.
The damage from California’s record-setting 2017 fires didn’t stop when the flames were finally extinguished.
At low tide on the North Coast right now, the tidepools teem with Hopkins’ rose nudibranchs. “This is not normal business as usual,” says scientist Terry Gosliner.
Santa Cruz Redwoods National Monument has a certain ring to it.