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Welcome to the Latin America and Caribbean Region

The Latin America and Caribbean Region was formed in 2003 to unite conservation efforts in Central and South America. As part of the Society for Conservation Biology, the Region is able to pull on the influence and abilities of its members to facilitate efforts in this region.


SCB-LACA Region - Professional Development Scholarships 2023

The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm (US Central Time) on December 1, 2023

The Latin American and Caribbean (LACA) Region of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is pleased to announce our scholarship opportunity for 2023, which is available to graduate students working in the LACA region. SCB-LACA will be offering four USD $1,000 competitive scholarships in support of expenses associated with emerging conservation professionals conducting their thesis work in disciplines and subjects directly related to applied conservation science in LACA, and for which some tangible conservation benefit or outcome is anticipated.

Learn more here. Access the Spanish version here

LACA transforms and goes digital for their second Congress.
9-13 of November

Learn more here.

See our Meetings Page to follow LACA congresses and follow up from our First Congress 

LACA Invites You to Organize a Local Chapter of SCB!
The newest Chapter of the LACA Region of SCB is the Southern Cone of South America Chapter. Chapters in Colombia are currently forming. Click HERE to learn more about this. 

We're on Facebook and Twitter! Come join us!

Contact LACA's Board of Director's by email:

FREE Online Publications for SCB Members in Developing Countries - click here for more information