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.

photo Meet Koustubh!

Member Spotlight

Meet Koustubh!

Learn about Koustubh Sharma’s work in snow leopard conservation and his career path to get there. More

SCB Peer Reviewed Journals
publications May 28, 2020
Conservation Biology

Vol. 34, No. 3
Bald-headed uacari (Cacajao calvus) in Amazonas, Brazil. More...

publications April 22, 2020
Conservation Science and Practice
Vol. 2, No. 5 (Open Access)
A koala in southern Australia. More...
publications April 15, 2020
Conservation Letters

Vol. 13, No. 2 (Open Access)
A honeybee colony in an old black woodpecker cavity. More...