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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: Conservation Marketing and Engagement

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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 Conservation Marketing and Engagement Working Group.

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Chapters Corner: Wisconsin

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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 Wisconsin Chapter of SCB.

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Announcement: Nigeria Biodiversity Conservation Conference

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Nigeria Chapter of Society for Conservation Biology and the Nigeria Tropical Biology Association (NTBA) are hosting the "Toward Sustainable Biodiversity Conservation in Nigeria" conference in June 2016.

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By Philista Malaki, posted on March 16, 2016

Advancing Careers for Young Women in Conservation through YWCB Award

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The Young Women Conservation Biologist group of the Africa Section of SCB is currently accepting nominations for the 2016 Young Women in Conservation Biology Award

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SCB European Section Scientists Express Concern Over Proposed Logging Expansion in Białowieża Forest

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Białowieża Forest is threatened by proposed changes to the Polish Government’s Forest Management Plan, which would allow for increased timber harvest. The Policy Committee of SCB's European Section has reacted to this proposed change by sending a letter to the Polish Ministry of Environment.

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