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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.

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Working Group Roundup

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SCB Working Groups are groups that focus on a topical area relevant to the mission and goals of SCB. This month's update comes from SCB's Freshwater Working Group.

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IPBES Subcommittee Update and Meeting Preview

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The Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is hosting a meeting next month in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. SCB subcommittee on IPBES previews the meeting.

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Member Spotlight: Israel Borokini

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Israel Borokini is currently completing his PhD research on a federally-listed and rare and endemic plant species, Ivesia webberi at the University of Nevada, Reno. Originally from Nigeria, Borokini is the information officer of the SCB Africa Section and has helped spearhead membership drives and new SCB Chapters in Africa.

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Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program Seeks Applicants

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The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of California Santa Cruz seeks applicants.

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An invitation to participate in the IPBES Stakeholder Days, 20-21 February in Malaysia

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SCB, an official observer organization to IPBES, will participate in the Stakeholder Days meetings prior to the 4th IPBES Plenary in Malaysia in late February. We invite our members to join us.

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