Oceania’s community of conservation professionals

The Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section has over 500 members from around our region and across the globe. Together, our community of conservation professionals is working to advance the science and practice of conserving the Earth’s biological diversity.

Our Goals

Environmental Policy

Conservation and development policies significantly impact the long-term sustainability of biodiversity and natural resources. SCBO seeks to ensure that policies at local, regional, national, and international levels are informed by the best available scientific evidence.

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Support us, support science-based conservation.

Did you know that you can now donate directly to SCB Oceania?

Your donation is tax deductible in Australia, and will help support science education, evidence-based conservation policy, conservation nonprofit leadership and on-ground action in Oceania.


The SCB Oceania Section hosts regional conferences every two years, with the conference location rotating between Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
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Local Chapters

There are seven local SCB Chapters in Oceania. Chapters provide a way for our members to become involved in local conservation initiatives.
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