As a forest ages, it continues to accumulate and store carbon, functioning as a net carbon “sink” for centuries. Ongoing carbon accumulation and storage have been measured in forests that are >800 years old.
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The North America Section of SCB invites you to attend the 2014 North America Congress for Conservation Biology from 13-16 July 2014 in Missoula, Montana, USA. The theme for the meeting is "Challenging Conservation Boundaries."
SCB Executive Director Geri Unger on her first six weeks on the job and new pathways towards a stronger, more resilient Society.
Automatic spending cuts by the U.S. government prevented more than 200 federal scientists from attending ICCB. How did the shortfall of federal scientists impact the quality of the conference and its bottom line?
Mark Burgman, managing director of the Centre for Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis at the University of Melbourne, is the new editor-in-chief of Conservation Biology. Mark is the journal's fifth EIC in its 27-year history. A longtime handling editor for the Conservation Biology, Mark takes some time to answer questions about the journal from his new perch as EIC.