In light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania (SCBO) has taken the decision to delay all planned in person events for 2020, including our joint HCA-SCBO conference and Earth Optimism Australia event, until 2021. The safety of our members and public attendees is at the foremost of our decision … Continue reading Postponement of SCBO events due to COVID-19 pandemic
Pacific Conservation Biology is seeking a Social Media Editor to join the editorial board. The journal provides a forum for discussion about regional conservation problems; debate about priorities and mechanisms for conservation oriented biological research; and dissemination of the results of relevant research. Pacific Conservation Biology is published by CSIRO Publishing. The role of the Social … Continue reading Pacific Conservation Biology seeking a Social Media Editor
Contributions are welcomed to an upcoming Special Issue in Pacific Conservation Biology: “Transforming Conservation Biology Through Indigenous Perspectives“. For more information, please contact Coordinating Editor Melissa Price. About the Special Issue The field of conservation biology is influenced and shaped by values from many world views. Research, decision processes, and policies are generated by people, … Continue reading Call for contributions to special issue on Transforming Conservation Biology Through Indigenous Perspectives
We are excited to announce the call for nominations for our 2020 Oceania Distinguished Service Award. SCB Oceania awards a Distinguished Service Award biennially to acknowledge an individual or institution who has made significant contributions to conservation biology within Oceania. Nominations are now open and close on 14th February 2020. You may nominate yourself or someone … Continue reading Call for Nominations: SCB Oceania Distinguished Service Award
For our Oceania region conference in 2020, we are partnering with the Hawai’i Conservation Alliance to host a Pacific-wide conference on the theme of Ola ka ‘āina momona : Managing for abundance. Keep your eyes peeled for more information coming soon, and get the dates in your diary now. See you in Honolulu Aug 31st … Continue reading Save the Date for SCBO 2020!
We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2019 SCB Oceania student awards. Thanks to everyone who nominated – once again there was a very competitive field with some fantastic conservation research being undertake by our student members. The 2019 SCBO Student Presentation Prize is awarded to Diana Sofia López-Cubillos for her ICCB presentation: … Continue reading Congrats to our 2019 student award winners!
SCBO were delighted to sponsor a student presentation award at the recent New Zealand Marine Sciences Society and Oceania Chondrichthyan Society 2019 conference, held in Dunedin on 3-5 July. The award was presented to Matthew Bennion, a PhD Student at the University of Waikato, for his presentation titled: Disease in a threatened New Zealand surf clam. … Continue reading Congrats to SCBO NZMSS-OCS 2019 presentation award winner, Matthew Bennion!
Voting for new SCBO Board members is now open! Seven candidates have been nominated to stand in the election, which will fill three member-at-large board seats. The deadline to vote is Friday 5 July, 2019 (24:00 UK/GMT).It’s easy to cast your ballot: Go to the SCB website and log in to your member home page (click … Continue reading Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board Election!
We’re very excited to invite you to the official launch of our chapter on Tuesday, 18th June 5.30 pm at the University of Melbourne- Biosciences 1, room G26, just off Tin Alley! 🎉🎉🎉 We have a very special guest speaker, Dr Cathy Oke, and we will go for 🍔and 🍻 afterwards (6:30 pm) at the Clyde (385 Cardigan Street, … Continue reading Greater Melbourne Chapter launch event
Nominations are now open for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section Board of Directors. We have 3 member at large positions that will be opening. Successful candidates will serve 3 year terms. If you know of someone who would be a good candidate for one of these positions (self-nominations are welcome) please submit a nomination form by e-mail … Continue reading Join our Board! Nominations are now open for the SCBO Board of Directors