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.

Come often and be informed of the goings-on in this global community of conservation professionals dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity.

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SCB Needs You! A Call to Service: SCB Seeks Board Member Nominations

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SCB BoG Call for Nominations: President-elect and Vice President for Membership

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Author David Quammen Shares Remembrances of Michael Soulé

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Michael Soulé passed away on 17 June. Known as the father of Conservation Biology, Soulé defined the discipline as the application of science to conservation problems and was a founder and first president of the Society for Conservation Biology.

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COVID-19 Impacts in Guayaquil, Ecuador

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As COVID-19 continues to change our daily lives and the world around us, we wanted to learn how it was affecting our members. We asked our community how have you, your research or the communities you work in been impacted by COVID-19? This is how COVID-19 affected three mangrove communities located in the Gulf of Guayaquil.

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New SCB Member Benefit: WildTeam Training Workshops Discounts

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All SCB members now get a 20% discount on any of WildTeam's training workshops! SCB's President-elect, Tony Lynam, recently took a course with WildTeam on project management. Read about his experience.

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SCB Chapter Event Grant Awardees 2020

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The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Chapters Committee is pleased to announce that the following SCB chapters have been awarded the first round of the 2020 SCB Chapter Event Grant.

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