Johan Van Der Ploeg is an SCB member and works for WorldFish in the Solomon Islands. Johan previously worked for the Mabuwaya Foundation, an NGO specializing in the conservation of the critically endangered Philippine crocodile.
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Two scientists launched the 'Conservation Haiku' project in an effort to explore the use of poetry and photography as a tool to communicate conservation topics.
Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant will play a key role in helping SCB's Diversity Committee achieve the Society's goals of a more diverse and inclusive conservation community.
SCB's Religion and Conservation Biology Working Group (RCBWG) has launched the Assisi Award for conservation efforts that are motivated by religious faith.
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 Oceania Section of SCB.