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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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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SCB Europe Section Early Career Conservation Award 2020

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Dr. Ricardo Rocha received the European Early Career Conservation Award from the SCB Europe Section in 2020 for making a significant contribution to conservation science and practice while helping to make conservation a better and more inclusive place for everyone.

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Remembering Michael Soulé

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Michael Soulé was the cofounder and first president of SCB. He is known as the "father of conservation biology" and inspired many who knew him and looked to his works. We have compiled some of these memories and ways that he impacted people's lives and careers here.

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Michael Soule, Co-founder of SCB, Dies at 84

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SCB mourns the loss of its cofounder and first president, Michael Soulé. Known as the father of conservation biology, Michael defined a "new synthetic discipline" to save species in 1985 when he published "What is conservation biology" in BioScience.

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