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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Remembering Joe Burns

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Longtime SCB member Joseph Burns, 58, passed away on Thursday 28 November in Washington, DC. Joe worked as a wildlife biologist for the U.S. Forest Service and was an active member of the Washington, DC Chapter of SCB (SCBinDC).

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SCB Marine Section 2019 Conservation Research Small Grants Recipients

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SCB’s Marine Section has awarded nine 2019 Conservation Research Small Grants. The SCB Marine Section initiated the Conservation Small Grants Program (CSGP) to fund worthy conservation projects around the globe.

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Member Spotlight: Emma Bennett

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Q & A with ecologist Emma Bennett who works to provide the ethical integration of dogs as a research tool to benefit the environment.

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Member Spotlight: Ricardo Correia

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Q & A with one of the co-founders of the Conservation Culturomics Working Group, Ricardo Correia.

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Member Spotlight: Stacy Jupiter

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Q & A with Melanesia Regional Director, Wildlife Conservation Society Stacy Jupiter, PhD.

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