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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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ICCB-ECCB Media Releases

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There will be a lot of new research presented this week at ICCB-ECCB 2015 in Montepllier, France. We'll compile press releases submitted by symposia organizers and attendees on the SCB News Blog.

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Conservation Biology posting “Accepted Articles” online

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The Conservation Biology journal will begin publishing accepted manuscripts online earlier to provide quicker public access.

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IPBES seeks fellowship nominations

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The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is seeking nominations for its pilot fellowship program.

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By Kimberly Terrell, posted on May 4, 2015

Asian Fungus Could Threaten U.S. Salamanders

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A new "chytrid" fungus from Asia is threatening European fire salamanders, according to a new study. Researchers fear the fungus could spread to North America and decimate many of the continent's 165 species of salamanders.

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2015 Smith Fellows Announced

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SCB and the Cedar Tree Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship: Sean Anderson, Brian Harvey, Brent Hughes, Mariah Meek, Rebecca Tonietto.

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