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About the SCB Marine Section

The Marine Section of SCB provides a home for Marine Conservation Biology in order to further marine conservation science, research and public policy. Unlike other SCB Sections, the Marine Section does not have a specifically regional focus as marine issues are global.

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Section News

Information on the new SCB Marine Conservation Research Small Grants Program is available. The first Call for Applications is August 24 - October 1, 2015.

Critically endangered vaquitas in Mexico have a new ambassador!  Meet Monica Michelle Medina and read more about her work with vaquitas here.

The 4th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC4) will take place Saturday, 30 July - Wednesday, 3 August 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada (YYT). (There will be pre- and post-conference workshops and activities, as well.) The theme of IMCCs is Making Marine Science Matter

The 4th International Marine Conservation Congress will feature the new IMCC initiative OceansOnline, an optional add-on day on Thursday, 4 August 2016, aimed to show how internet tools can help ocean scientists and conservationists with research, education and outreach. OceansOnline is inspired by the former ScienceOnline Oceans.

SCB's Marine Section rises to challenge of saving Mexico's critically endangered vaquita in A New Hope for the Vaquita. A new vaquita report was also highlighted by the New York Times.

The 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC3) took place 14-18 August 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. Visit the meeting website for more information.

Follow the International Marine Conservation Congress on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube and the IMCC Blog.