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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.


LACA Bylaws Modifications - Member Survey
Dear LACA members,
The Latin American and Caribbean Board of Directors of the Society for
Conservation Biology want to change the second article of the bylaws that
govern us. With this modification we can assure that the most qualified
people to further the interest of the membership will hold the position.
Please read carefully the proposed changes and cast your vote.
We, the LACA Board of Directors, sincerely thank you for participation in
this survey.
Link to survey:


Meet our new Board of Directors HERE.

We invite all LACA members to establish a new local chapter. Click HERE to know more about this.


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