About SCB

Founded in 1986, the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) proudly serves as the premier international membership society of professionals, students, and non-profits who dedicate their work towards advancing the science and practice of conserving biodiversity.


To advance the science and practice of conserving Earth’s biological diversity.


We envision a world where people understand, value, and conserve the diversity of life on Earth and where SCB, a globally diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of professionals, students, organizations, and supporters, serves as a leading voice for the scientific study and conservation of Earth’s biological diversity.

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SCB Peer Reviewed Journals
publications November 12, 2019
Conservation Biology

Vol. 33, No. 6
Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx). More...

publications January 08, 2020
Conservation Science and Practice
Vol. 2, No. 1 (Open Access)
After nearly 30 years of absence from its native ecosystem, the southern corroboree frog is being reintroduced to its native habitat. More...
publications December 16, 2019
Conservation Letters

Vol. 12, No. 6 (Open Access)
Cerrado grasslands, Mato Grosso State, Brazil. More...