One of my favorite exhibits at the California Academy of Sciences is the Reef Lagoon tank, which houses a wide variety of rays -- Cownose, Blue-spotted ribbontail, Honeycomb, and Bluespotted. Rays are the best! We have had a live cam from our reef lagoon on our website for awhile now.... Read more →


I'm excited to share the news of the launch of PlanetVision, a multi-pronged campaign to provide practical, science-based actions that individuals, communities, businesses and governments can take to heal our ailing planet. If you are wondering what are the most effective actions you can take that will make a difference... Read more →


Sometimes I forget what a cool place I work. And then a lightsaber battle breaks out on the catwalk. Every Thursday the California Academy of Sciences hold our Nightlife party -- an adults-only celebration of science and culture with a different theme each night. Last Thursday was our "Feel the... Read more →


I love Biographic, an online magazine featuring science-rich, emotionally engaging, and beautifully designed stories about nature and positive steps people are taking to protect it. It's a great read if you are looking for a change from the grind of the daily news and doomsday news reporting from other sources.... Read more →