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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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By Joseph Cavanaugh, posted on April 10, 2014

Last Stop: Extinction

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Sharks have graced the world’s oceans for some 450 million years, a span measured in geological time but difficult to grasp in terms of a fleeting human lifespan by comparison. How then have we forced this juggernaut of extinction on sharks? Guest blogger and SCB member Joseph Cavanaugh examines the issue.

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By Geri Unger, posted on April 3, 2014

Working for a Better Future

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As researchers (in science and the social sciences), managers, policy makers and teachers, we each need to find a way to contribute to adaptation and amelioration of the effects of climate change.

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By Robin Roth, posted on April 1, 2014

SSWG Election Results

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The Social Science Working Group (SSWG) recently held elections for five board seats: representatives of psychology, geography, and anthropology; and two at-large positions.

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SCB Welcomes New Section Leaders

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Following a busy election season, SCB is pleased to welcome new leaders to four Sections plus the Freshwater Working Group.

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SCB Section Meetings

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This July and August, SCB will convene conservation professionals and students in Malaysia, Scotland, Montana, and Fiji to advance conservation science and address biodiversity issues on a regional scale.

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