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Welcome to the Latin America and Caribbean Section

The Latin America and Caribbean Section (formerly the Austral and Neotropical American (ANA) Section) was formed in 2003 to unite conservation efforts in Central and South America. As part of the Society for Conservation Biology, the Section is able to pull on the influence and abilities of it's members to facilitate efforts in this region.


SCB LACA SECTION ELECTIONS NOW OPEN. Please log on to to cast your vote. Please do so before December 15th.

The candidates are listed below. You can read more about each candidate on the voting page.

President Elect:
Anthony J. Giordano

Director of Nominations:
Tsitsi McPherson / Luis Viquez-R

Director of Communications:
Adriano Bravo / Sandra Pompa

Chief Financial Officer:
Nigel Noriega


Together with SCB's Marine Section, LACA proudly presents our selected vaquita conservation spokesperson. Read more about this initiative in our new tab: SAVE THE VAQUITA.

ANA is now LACA - Read the letter to Section members here.
Our updated worldwide membership summary is now available - English or Spanish (as of February 2010)
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FREE Online Publications for SCB Members in Developing Countries - click here for more information