Vote now in the SCB Oceania Board Election


It’s time to vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board election!  Five excellent candidates have been nominated to stand in the election for a Member-at-Large position. The deadline to vote is Tuesday, 2 June (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 “Member Login” … Continue reading Vote now in the SCB Oceania Board Election

UPDATE 2020 Ola Ka ʻĀina Momona Virtual Conference Announcement


After careful consideration, the Hawaiʻi Conservation Alliance and Foundation have decided to host this year’s Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference as a virtual event. This decision was made primarily to exercise an abundance of caution in consideration of the uncertainty around the impacts and threats of the COVID-19 virus. The 2020 Ola Ka ʻĀina Momona: Managing for Abundance … Continue reading UPDATE 2020 Ola Ka ʻĀina Momona Virtual Conference Announcement

Nominations now open for the SCBO Board of Directors


Nominations are now open for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section Board of Directors.  We have 1 member at large position 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 to elections@scboceania.org before 8th May 2020.  … Continue reading Nominations now open for the SCBO Board of Directors

SCBO Student Paper Award for 2020 Now Open


SCBO are pleased to announce the call for our annual student paper award. The closing date for nominations is 1st May 2020. Prizes include free registration to the Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology in 2021 or SCB membership! Due to the cancellation of SCB conferences this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not … Continue reading SCBO Student Paper Award for 2020 Now Open

Postponement of SCBO events due to COVID-19 pandemic


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

Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board Election!


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!

Join our Board! Nominations are now open for the SCBO Board of Directors


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

SCB Oceania Section Membership Benefits Survey


We’re conducting a survey to better understand what SCB Oceania members value about their membership. As we undertake our strategic planning for the years ahead, your answers will help to ensure that we focus on the areas that are most important to our members. Your responses will be kept anonymous, and the survey will take … Continue reading SCB Oceania Section Membership Benefits Survey

Sign the Scientists’ Declaration on land clearing in Australia


As many of you may recall, in 2016 SCBO led a statement on land clearing in Australia which was released during our 2016 conference in Brisbane. Our statement can be found here. In the intervening time land clearing has not slowed. The Ecological Society of Australia has recently consolidated key points made in their submission to … Continue reading Sign the Scientists’ Declaration on land clearing in Australia