About SCB

The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) serves as the premier international membership society for professionals, students and non-profits dedicated to 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, serves as a leading voice for the scientific study and conservation of Earth’s biological diversity.

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Member Spotlight

Meet Tony

​Get to know SCB’s next BoG President, Tony Lynam! From the conservationist he admires the most, to what advice he would give to an aspiring conservationist.

SCB Peer Reviewed Journals
publications May 28, 2021
Conservation Biology

Vol. 35, No. 3
King Eider (Somateria spectabillis) eating ice in the northern Palearctic. More...

publications June 02, 2021
Conservation Science and Practice
Vol. 3 No. 6 (Open Access)

A group of adult Pacific Lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus) from Willamette Falls in Oregon. More...
publications March 10, 2021
Conservation Letters
Vol. 14, No. 2 (Open Access)
Climate change and habitat conversion threaten culturally important birds like the Scarlet Macaw (Ara macao). More...