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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Meet Valery!

Learn about Valery Binda, his research on the Banded Wattle-eye and why he loves what he does! More

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SCB Peer Reviewed Journals
publications July 10, 2019
Conservation Biology

Vol. 33, No. 4
Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. More...

publications May 29, 2019
Conservation Science and Practice
Vol. 1, No. 7
A vision for documenting and sharing knowledge in conservation More...
publications June 13, 2019
Conservation Letters

Vol. 12, No. 3 (Open Access)
Eurasian Magpie (Pica pica) in Norway. More...