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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Dr Cedric Tan Wins Asia Section Award

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The SCB Asia Section is excited to announce Dr. Cedric Kai Wei Tan as the first winner of the Section’s Early Career Conservationist Award.

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Illegal Wildlife Trade Puts Vaquita in Peril

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A new documentary chronicles the illegal trade in wildlife parts that threaten the existence of the vaquita. Cynthia Smith, executive director of the National Marine Mammal Foundation, is among the scientists, activists, journalists, politicians, fisherman, and law enforcement officials featured in the film. She spoke with SCB about her role in Sea of Shadows.

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SCB Asia Section Announces Student Award Winners

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The SCB Asia Section is proud to provide travel support to 13 students from across Asia to attend SCB’s 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2019) next month in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Member Spotlight: Valery A. Binda

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Q & A with Graduate Student Research Fellowship Award Winner Valery A. Binda.

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2019 SCB Members Meeting

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The 2019 SCB Members Meeting will take place on Thursday 25 July at the 2019 International Congress for Conservation Biology in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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