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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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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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Section Update: Europe

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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 Europe Section of SCB.

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Member Spotlight: Anna Mangan

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Q&A with SCB Global Policy volunteer Anna Mangan. Anna explains what the Global Policy Committee does and policy review process.

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Conservation Biology Awards

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The editors of Conservation Biology are excited to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of conservation science with the 2016 Conservation Biology Awards.

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Reflections and Future Directions for SCB Career Development Programs

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Members of SCB's Freshwater Working Group organized a CV Clinic at ICCB 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. The reflect on what they learned from their experience -- and the possibility of bringing a CV Clinic to ICCB 2019.

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