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Find a Lot of Bugs When You Clean Your Backyard Swimming Pool? Scientists Want to See Them

August 25, 2017 by Rachel Diaz-Bastin

A new citizen science project looks closely at the insect gold mine that is backyard pools -- and already it's found potentially new species.

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Meet the Scientist Who Has Discovered More Than 1,000 Species of Sea Slug

July 31, 2017 by Eric Simons

Terry Gosliner, a curator at the California Academy of Sciences, looks through nudibranchs to see the world.

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Identify Anything, Anywhere, Instantly (Well, Almost) With the Newest iNaturalist Release

July 17, 2017 by Eric Simons

iNaturalist adds an option to use artificial intelligence to provide instant nature identifications.

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2017 Environmental Education Award Winners Alison Young and Rebecca Johnson: Democratizing Science One Observation at a Time

March 28, 2017 by Eric Simons

Alison Young and Rebecca Johnson, citizen science coordinators at the California Academy of Sciences, get people out and observing nature on behalf of science.

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What’s That Sea Snail Doing in the Aquarium? (Working.)

March 20, 2017 by Eric Simons

If you look closely at the California Coast exhibit next time you visit the California Academy of Sciences, you'll see a bunch of small black sea snails. Are they there on purpose?

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Meet Bay Nature’s 2017 Local Heroes

November 02, 2016 by Bay Nature Staff

Bay Nature Institute announces its 4 Local Hero Award winners for 2017.

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Gone Forever: What Happens When Time Runs Out On Even Preserved Lives?

May 04, 2016 by Elizabeth Rogers

“Natural history specimens can’t be replaced -- there’s nothing like seeing the real thing,” taxidermist Alicia Goode says. “There are a lot of museums that still feel the same way. Would you take down a historical painting and replace it with an iPad?”

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Come on a Safari With Me

November 16, 2015 by Mary Catherine O'Connor

Plant safaris aim to produce the first-ever complete catalog of the more than 950 plant species botanists believe grow on 18,000 acres of Mount Tamalpais

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On a Now-Protected Ranch Above Tomales Bay, a Chance to ‘Give the Land What It Deserves’

July 10, 2015 by Brett Simpson

A rare agricultural biodiversity survey gives MALT a chance to explore its stunning new acquisition above Tomales Bay.

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A Pretty Pink Nudibranch Moves North, and It’s a ‘Canary in the Tidepool’ for Climate Change

May 10, 2015 by Kaitlyn Kraybill-Voth

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.

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