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SCB News Blog

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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North American National Parks BioBlitz 2016

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BioBlitzes will be taking place around the country May 20-21, 2016 to celebrate the U.S. National Parks Service centennial.

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Chapters Corner: Berkeley Chapter

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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 Berkeley Chapter.

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Section Update: LACA

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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 LACA Section of SCB.

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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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