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The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Marine Section is hosting the 4th International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 30 July-3 August 2016, as well as OceansOnline on 4 August 2016. The congress will bring together marine conservationists, scientists, and professionals from diverse disciplines and backgrounds for presentations, discussions, networking, innovation, and collaborations.

About the Society for Conservation Biology

SCB is an international professional organization dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity. The Society's membership comprises a wide range of people interested in the conservation and study of biological diversity: resource managers, educators, government and private conservation workers, and students make up the more than 5,000 members world-wide. The Society provides many benefits to its community including global and regional conferences, free online access to publications for members in developing countries, and an online job board. SCB also administers the prestigious David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program.

About the SCB Marine Section

The SCB Marine Section provides a home for marine conservation biology in order to further marine conservation science, research and public policy. The Marine Section is global, interdisciplinary, and diverse. The Marine Section is home to many marine conservation communication, policy, science, diversity, and other initiatives, including Save the Vaquita, Heart the Oceans, Marine Conservation Research Small Grants Program, and more. IMCCs are organized by the Marine Section, in collaboration with local volunteers.