Survey on wildlife vulnerability to anthropogenic night light and noise


Hannah Zimmerman, a student from Boise State University in the US is requesting assistance from SCB members with a survey on how vulnerable wildlife are to anthropogenic night light and noise. As part of a larger study from Boise State University, California Polytechnic State, and Utah State Universities and with support from NASA and National … Continue reading Survey on wildlife vulnerability to anthropogenic night light and noise

SCCS Update: scholarships and registration


Congratulations to all the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia 2019 scholarship recipients! We have now notified all successful applicants for scholarship to attend SCCS-Australia. We received so many great applications from promising post-graduate students, and we hope many of them will still be able to attend. If you have been selected, be sure you follow the … Continue reading SCCS Update: scholarships and registration

Already a member of SCB Oceania and want to get more involved?


Keep up to date! Make sure that you’re following our News, Twitter and/or Facebook. Join the conversations on Conservation Connection. Conservation Connection is an online community platform designed for SCB members to collaborate, share and connect with one another. SCB Oceania has it’s own forum to help you connect with other members in our region. Attend one of … Continue reading Already a member of SCB Oceania and want to get more involved?

Conservation Connection – Oceania!


We’re excited to announce that the Conservation Connection Oceania Community is now online! Conservation Connection is an online community platform designed for SCB members to collaborate, share and connect with one another. Oceania now has our own community to facilitate communication between SCB members in our region. From our 2014 member survey, and feedback surveys following our … Continue reading Conservation Connection – Oceania!

Scholarships for the 3rd Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia


Scholarship applications for the 3rd Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia are now open! Scholarships are available for presenters from developing countries and students without institutional support in the Asia-Pacific region. Scholarships will cover round-trip airfare, transport to and from Brisbane, conference registration, accommodation, and meals over the duration of the conference. Apply for a Scholarship … Continue reading Scholarships for the 3rd Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia

Planting for Butterflies


Planting for Butterflies is an initiative of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) UQ Brisbane chapter and the Possingham Lab, and supported by the UQ Sustainability Office and Property & Facilities Division, to systematically test the success of planting native fauna to benefit butterfly species on the UQ St Lucia campus. Planting plots have been … Continue reading Planting for Butterflies

New Journal: Conservation Science & Practice


The Society for Conservation Biology is launching a new Open Access journal, Conservation Science and Practice.  The journal publishes papers that expand conservation knowledge ranging from practical experience to advances in theory. The journal places special emphasis on studies that connect findings to conservation outcomes to address which strategies work as well as which strategies … Continue reading New Journal: Conservation Science & Practice

Science Week Science on Tap Event, Brisbane


To celebrate National Science Week the Society for Conservation Biology UQ chapter is hosting a Science on Tap event at one of Brisbane’s staple bars, The Bearded Lady! Our topic of the evening is ‘human-nature connectedness’; the reasons behind why and how some people feel more connected to nature, the benefits this connection can provide … Continue reading Science Week Science on Tap Event, Brisbane

Member Spotlight: Lily Van Eeden


Our member in the spotlight this week is Lily Van Eeden, a PhD student at the University of Sydney. Lily won the SCBO 2018 best student paper award for her paper: Managing conflict between large carnivores and livestock published in Conservation Biology (and it’s Open Access!). What first motivated you to pursue a career in conservation? It kind of … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Lily Van Eeden