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Explore the intersection of technology, conservation, and the natural world with the California Academy of Sciences. Based in San Francisco, the Academy is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring and explaining the natural world and addressing the challenge of sustainability. Learn more by visiting: http://www.calacademy.org.

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Explore the intersection of technology, conservation, and the natural world with the California Academy of Sciences. Based in San Francisco, the Academy is a renowned scientific and educational institution dedicated to exploring and explaining the natural world and addressing the challenge of sustainability. Learn more by visiting: http://www.calacademy.org.

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    Expedition Reef: Behind the Scenes

    Expedition Reef: Behind the Scenes

    Scientists, artists and technical directors talk about the challenges of building the opening scene of our new planetarium show, Expedition Reef, with thousands of animated fish and other sea creatures.

    • 5 min
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    Big Pictures, Tiny Creatures

    Big Pictures, Tiny Creatures

    By taking high resolution images of our collections, the Academy is making our specimens available to the world.

    • 2 min
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    A Mysterious Shark Birth

    A Mysterious Shark Birth

    The sperm-storing shark birth that confused even our own fish experts.

    • 2 min
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    Weighing Rainforests

    Weighing Rainforests

    Can you weigh a rainforest? Scientists at the Woods Hole Research Center explain how they estimate the biomass of rainforests from space in an effort to preserve them.

    • 2 min
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    Saving Birds from Windows

    Saving Birds from Windows

    Windows cause millions of bird deaths each year. What can we learn from our building to help stop this problem?

    • 2 min
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    Secrets Of Flight

    Secrets Of Flight

    Scientists are studying animals and insects to learn their secrets of flight.

    • 4 min

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