Abstract deadline for #SCBO2018 EXTENDED to 26th January


The abstract deadline for SCBO 2018 in Wellington has been extended by 2 weeks to 26th January.  We have a great list of symposia lined up for this conference, in addition to some exciting field trips showcasing New Zealand’s incredible biodiversity. Our plenary speakers, Professor Jacinta Ruru from the University of Otago, Professor Hugh Possingham from the Nature Conservancy, and … Continue reading Abstract deadline for #SCBO2018 EXTENDED to 26th January

Chapter Spotlight: SCB Brisbane-UQ


The SCB UQ Brisbane Chapter is based at the University of Queensland and membership is open to anybody involved or interested in conservation science, policy or education in the Oceania region. The SCB UQ Brisbane chapter is dedicated to promoting the conservation of biodiversity and associated ecological processes that improve and maintain the ecosystem health … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: SCB Brisbane-UQ

SCBO 2018 Call for Abstracts & Registration Now Open


Come to Wellington, NZ, to share your amazing conservation research and practice. And take part in some cracking field trips and events while you’re at it!  http://wellington2018.scboceania.org/    Registration for the conference is now open. Early bird registration closes 13 April 2018. Abstract submissions are now welcomed. Deadline for submission is 12 January 2018.

Member Spotlight: Stephanie Galla


Our member in the spotlight this week is Stephanie Galla from the University of Canterbury. Stephanie gave an outstanding presentation at ICCB 2017 in Cartagena, and was awarded SCBO’s 2017 Best Student Presentation Award for her talk, “Estimating relatedness in captive breeding for translocation programmes to enhance species recovery” Why did you decide to pursue a career in … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Stephanie Galla

Member Spotlight: Jessica Rowland


Our member in the spotlight this week is Jessica Rowland, who is completing her PhD at Deakin University. Jessica was awarded the 2017 Best Student Paper Award for her paper, “Comparing the thermal suitability of nest-boxes and tree-hollows for the conservation-management of arboreal marsupials” How did it feel to be selected as the recipient of … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Jessica Rowland

SCBO 2018 Call for Symposia, Workshops, and Short Courses


Join us in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand in 2018 wellington2018.scboceania.org The 5th meeting of  the Society for Conservation – Oceania section will take place from 2-6 July 2018 in at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum in Wellington, New Zealand. Calls for symposia, short courses, and workshops are now open. The conference website is now live and … Continue reading SCBO 2018 Call for Symposia, Workshops, and Short Courses

Member Spotlight: Mark Hall


Our member in the spotlight this week is Mark Hall, who is completing his PhD at LaTrobe University. Mark was awarded the 2017 SCBO Best Student Poster Award for his poster, “Landscape diversity of birds is enhanced by retaining key natural components in rural environments”, at ICCB 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. SCBO: How did it … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Mark Hall

Virtual Issue – Pacific Biodiversity: Values, Threats and Solutions


Access the virtual issue Pacific Conservation Biology is dedicated to conservation in the Pacific region, which is defined broadly as the western Pacific (East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania), the north Pacific (including Russia), and the islands of the central Pacific across to countries on the North American and South American continents bordering on … Continue reading Virtual Issue – Pacific Biodiversity: Values, Threats and Solutions