Notice of Special General Members Meeting


Members of the Society for Conservation Biology (Oceania) (SCBO) are invited to a Special General Members Meeting. Date: 4 March 2021, 12pm Australian Eastern Standard TimeLocation: Zoom https://vuw.zoom.us/j/4621564244 This meeting is a follow-up meeting to confirm a vote for the amended SCBO Constitution that was addressed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), but required specific wording … Continue reading Notice of Special General Members Meeting

Congrats to our 2020 SCBO Student award winner, Levi Collier-Robinson


This years SCB Oceania Student publication award has been awarded to Levi Collier-Robinson, for his paper Embedding indigenous principles in genomic research of culturally significant species: a conservation genomics case study published in the New Zealand Journal of Ecology. Members of the SCBO Board judging the award thought Levi’s approach to embedding Māori principles in genomics research … Continue reading Congrats to our 2020 SCBO Student award winner, Levi Collier-Robinson

Our support for Black Lives Matter


The Society for Conservation Biology Oceania (SCBO) stands firm in our solidarity and support of the ongoing Black Lives Matter (BLM) civil rights movement.  This global outcry prompted by the extrajudicial killing of George Floyd is a reminder to us that racism, systematic oppression, and discrimination are tightly embedded in all of our communities. While not all communities experience the … Continue reading Our support for Black Lives Matter

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!