The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Marine Section is hosting the second International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 14-18 May 2011. The event will bring together marine conservationists from diverse disciplines for discussion, innovation and development of science-based products that inform policy change and implementation.
ABOUT THE SOCIETY FOR CONSERVATION BIOLOGY
The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an international professional organization dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving the earth's biological diversity. The Society's membership is a global community of more than 12,000 members from over 140 countries, including resource managers, educators, government, private consultants and students. The Society provides many benefits to its community including global and regional conferences, free online access to publications for members in developing countries, and a very popular online job board. SCB also administers the prestigious David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Cedar Tree Foundation.
THE SCB MARINE SECTION
The SCB Marine Section was formed in 2001 in recognition of growing threats to marine biodiversity, and continues to expand its diverse, international membership. The Marine Section's mission is to advance the science and practice of conserving the earth's marine biological diversity as detailed on the Sections Web site, please click here to view.