The Society for Conservation Biology has been advancing the science and practicing of conserving the Earth's biological diversity since 1985 and represents conservation professionals and students worldwide.
SCB was founded to provide a strong collective voice for the science and practice of conservation, and to inform policy- and decision-makers. We support you in your conservation efforts by providing resources, events, and invaluable opportunities at the local, national, and global levels. If you are working to prevent loss of biodiversity---no matter where you are in your career or in the world--this is your professional community. Join today to take advantage of exclusive member benefits.
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Discounted memberships are available for residents of developing countries, and for students and retired professionals from developed countries. Should I sign up for a professional, student, or retired membership?
The rates below are for one-year memberships, but two and three year membership packages are available at discounted rates. Look for the multi-year options when you review your order following Step 6 of the join process.
Developed Country Rates:
|Membership Options||Professional||Student / Retired|
|Membership + online delivery of Conservation Biology||$150||$90|
|Membership + print & online delivery of Conservation Biology||$170||$110|
Developing Country Rates:
|Membership Options||All membership types|
|SCB Membership (includes free online subscriptions)||$20|
|Membership + print delivery of Conservation Biology||$110|
SCB offers three types of membership, depending upon where you are in your career.
Prefer to mail us your membership form?
Download our membership form here, print it out, and return it to us by mail.