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
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.
SCB Chapter Event Grant Awardees 2020
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.
SCB Europe Section Early Career Conservation Award 2020
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.
Remembering Michael Soulé
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.