Become a member of the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section.

If you are already a member of the global Society for Conservation Biology, membership of the Oceania Section is free.

With more than 4,000 members worldwide, seven regional Sections, close to 40 local Chapters, and seven topical Working Groups, SCB members enjoy unparalleled opportunities to further their professional or organisational goals, connect with leaders in the conservation community, and engage in impactful efforts and activities. Membership benefits include discounted rates for SCB conferences, discounted publication fees for SCB’s peer-reviewed journals Conservation Letters and Conservation Science & Practice, free online access to SCB journals for members from developing countries, access to the Conservation Connection Community and much more.

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Regional Sections take SCB’s mission and goals and implement them on a regional scale to achieve real results. By joining the Oceania Section, you can make your voice heard on conservation issues that affect our region, network with other conservation professionals in the region, or become involved in local conservation initiatives by joining one of our Chapters. In addition to the benefits of SCB membership, Oceania Section members receive a 40% discount on a personal online subscription to Pacific Conservation Biology.

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Membership FAQ

How do I join the Oceania Section?
Non-members: You must be a member of SCB to join SCB’s Regional Sections. Click here to join.
SCB members: If you are already an SCB member, login to your Member Homepage and go to your profile page. You will be directed to a page where you can join up to two Sections. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

Do I need to live in Oceania to become a member?
While most of our members are based within Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, including Hawaii), anyone is welcome to join. SCB members may join two regional sections, which might reflect their home region and a focal area for their research.

Am I already a member?
If you are unsure whether you are already a member, click here to see whether we have you in our system.