SCB News Blog

The SCB News Blog is the best source for member-oriented news from the Society for Conservation Biology. Here you'll find an account of what's new at SCB, coverage of SCB members in the news, and conservation-related commentary and reportage.

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Nicole Crane Selected to Lead the Smith Fellows Program as Interim Executive Director

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The Cedar Tree Foundation and Society for Conservation Biology is pleased to announce the selection of Nicole Crane as Interim Executive Director of the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship.

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Meeting Again: Smith Fellows Retreat

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The Smith Fellowship hosted its first in-person retreat since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Point Reyes, California

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Member Spotlight: Dr. Carolina Murcia

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Get to know the new editor in chief for Conservation Science and Practice

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SCB Announces New Editor-in-Chief for Conservation Science and Practice

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The Society for Conservation Biology is thrilled to announce Dr. Carolina Murcia as the new editor-in-chief for Conservation Science and Practice.

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Smith Fellows 2023 Call for Proposals Announced

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The Society for Conservation Biology is pleased to solicit applications for the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program.

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