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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Empowering Change: SCB’s Africa Region Advances Toward Regional Incorporation

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SCB's Africa Region took a critical first step to achieving regional incorporation when the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Rwanda signed a memorandum of understanding with the Africa Region during ICCB 2023. In signing the MOU, the SCB Africa Region is firmly on the path to incorporation in Rwanda.

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2023 SCB Service Award Winners

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SCB bestowed high honors on four conservationists from around the world for their contributions to the science and practice of biodiversity conservation. The Society presented the awards at the 2023 International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) in Kigali, Rwanda.

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Smith Fellows 2024 Call for Proposals Announced

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The Society for Conservation Biology is pleased to solicit applications for the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship Program. These two-year postdoctoral fellowships provide support for outstanding early-career scientists who propose innovative ways to link conservation science and theory with policy and management.

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Nicole Crane Selected to Lead the Smith Fellows Program as Executive Director

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The Cedar Tree Foundation and Society for Conservation Biology is pleased to announce the selection of Nicole Crane as Executive Director of the David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship.

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SCB Welcomes the Class of 2023 Smith Fellows!

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‚ÄčThe Society for Conservation Biology and the Cedar Tree Foundation announce the recipients of the 2023 David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellowship

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