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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2020 SCB Graduate Student Research Award Winners

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The Society will award ten graduate students with $1,000 fellowships this month to carry out field research on their topic area in conservation.

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SCB Organizational Member Spotlight: Oceana

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The Society for Conservation Biology is excited to welcome Oceana as our newest Organizational Member! Learn more about Oceana and the important work they do through our first SCB Organizational Member Spotlight.

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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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