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The SCB News Blog is the best source for member-oriented news from the Society for Conservation Biology. Here you'll find an account of what's new at SCB, coverage of SCB members in the news, and conservation-related commentary and reportage.

Come often and be informed of the goings-on in this global community of conservation professionals dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity.

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Introducing the 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellows

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The Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation announce the recipients of the 2017 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship

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Chapters Corner: Sydney

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The Chapters Corner presents news and updates from SCB Chapters working around the world to conserve and protect Earth's biological diversity and nurture new leaders in the field of conservation biology. This month we look at the Sydney Chapter of SCB.

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Member Spotlight: Dr. Brent Hughes

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Dr. Brent Hughes is a Smith Fellow and an SCB member. Hughes' Smith Fellow project is investigating effects of sea otters in newly inhabited ecosystems along the northeast Pacific coast.

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Section Update: Asia

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SCB is a global organization comprised of seven sections: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Marine, North America, and Oceania. Each month we'll spotlight one section of SCB and provide updates from all Sections when applicable. This month we look at the work of the Asia Section of SCB.

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By Jame Schaefer, posted on December 14, 2016

RCBWG Releases Summary of Best Practices Survey on Engaging Faith Communities

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Survey results underscore the benefits to conserving biological diversity when researchers and practitioners relate positively to faith leaders and communities.

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