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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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Section News: Africa

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Each issue of the SCB newsletter will feature an update from one of the Society's sections. This month's update comes from the Africa Section.

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Working Group Roundup: Religion and Conservation Biology

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Each issue of the SCB newsletter will feature an update from one of the Society's topical working groups. This month's update comes from the Religion and Conservation Biology Working Group.

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Chapters Corner: Washington D.C.

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Each issue of the SCB newsletter will feature an update from one of the Society's chapters. This month's update comes from the Washington D.C. Chapter.

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Member Spotlight: Julie Hanta Razafimanahaka

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Julie Hanta Razafimanahaka received the Young Women in Conservation Biology award at the International Congress for Conservation Biology. She talked with SCB about her experience in the field of conservation, her work in Madagascar and advice for other women in conservation.

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A Growing Role for Genetics in Conservation

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Genetic data can often provide information which would otherwise be difficult to obtain: to document a species' demography, ecology and behavior more precisely; to understand how diversity can drive ecosystem function; to detect invasive species; and to solve illegal wildlife and plant trade.

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