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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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Member Spotlight: Alain Senghor K. Ngute

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Q&A with SCB member and SCB Graduate Student Research Fellowship recipient, Alain Senghor K. Ngute.

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Studying and Saving Species in the Anthropocene

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While many species across Africa are on the decline due to loss of habitat and fragmentation, Helen O'Neill writes that conservationists should look at Europe's carnivore resurgence for example for future conservation.

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Section Update: North America

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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 North America Section of SCB.

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Member Spotlight: Emma Ladouceur

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Q&A with Conservation Letters Social Media Editor Emma Ladouceur. Emma discusses her role as editor and offers advice to scientists who are new to social media.

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Why do some social scientists still feel the need to apologize for their presence at conferences?

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Laura Thomas-Walters writes about social science and the need to incorporate social science more into conservation conferences.

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