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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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Best Practices for Religious and Indigenous Community Interaction

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SCB's Religion and Conservation Biology Working Group is conducting a survey on best practices for interacting with religious and indigenous communities.

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SCB 2016 Members Meeting

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The 2016 SCB Members Meeting will take place at the Asia Section Congress (Conservation Asia) on 1 July 2016.

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The big gap between people and nature

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Closing the gap between people and nature could solve many of the greatest environmental challenges.

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Working Group Roundup: Diet, Health and Conservation

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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 provisional Diet, Health and Conservation Working Group.

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LaRoe Award Winner Barbara Taylor Fights to Save the Vaquita

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Barbara Taylor is the winner of the 2016 Edward T. LaRoe Memorial Award from SCB for her work translating conservation science into real-world conservation efforts, most recently in the case of vaquita conservation. In a Q&A with SCB, Barbara discusses vaquita conservation and gives advice to young conservation biologists.

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