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 Vanessa

​Get to know SCB’s President-elect, Vanessa Adams!

SCB Peer Reviewed Journals
publications May 28, 2021
Conservation Biology

Vol. 35, No. 4
Male greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in Wyoming. More...

publications June 25, 2021
Conservation Science and Practice
Vol. 3 No. 9 (Open Access)

Students from Hokkaido University measuring the size of bear footprints in 1977. More...
publications June 28, 2021
Conservation Letters
Vol. 14, No. 4 (Open Access)
Snow leopard, western Mongolia. More...