Descend into the twilight zone, a place where sunlight is scarce and divers with traditional scuba gear cannot go. In the narrow band between the light-filled shallow reefs and the pitch-black deep sea, these little-known mesophotic reefs—located 200 to 500 feet beneath the ocean’s surface—are home to fascinating and diverse marine life.
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Join us as we celebrate women in science! The Academy hosted it's first Women in Science Summit on January 28, 2016 with special guests including Jane Goodall (Gombe Reserve), Sylvia Earle (National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence), Dawn Wright (ESRI), Pam Matson (Stanford University), Jane Lubchenco (former head of NOAA), Kathy Sullivan (first woman to walk in space) and other influential leaders.
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