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Teaching & Education Resources

The Society for Conservation Biology has developed these web pages in order to provide students, educators, and members of the public ready access to information and resources for conservation education. To make it easier to find relevant resources, we have organized information based on target audiences and/or specific topics. If you have any suggestions for the SCB Conservation Education site, please email

Assistance with Locating Academic Programs Globally
SCB Academic Programs Database A database of international programs and faculty in environmental fields to assist with your search for the perfect undergraduate or graduate program. You can also add or update an academic program at this site.


SCB Resources for Conservation Education
Conservation Literacy Guidelines Obtain permission before reproduction of this information:
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Conservation Teaching Tools Conservation magazine offers free teaching tools such as study resources and a series of online discussion questions.
FAQs Answers to frequently asked questions about the field of conservation biology.
Textbook Resources A list of valuable textbooks for teaching in the field of conservation biology.
K-12 Presentation Tips Tips on how to make presentations to students from Kindergarten to High School.
NCEP “The Network of Conservation Educators and Practitioners is a global project to improve the practice of biodiversity conservation by improving training in biodiversity conservation.”
Listserv Join our listserv! The SCB Education Listserv is a tool to share ideas between conservation educators.
Education Links A list of links to educational resources in conservation.
Status of Undergraduate Education An evaluation of undergraduate education in conservation compiled by the SCB Education Committee in 2000.