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!
The 2019 Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section AGM will be held during the International Congress for Conservation Biology, on July 25th at lunchtime. If you’re attending ICCB, please make a note in your diary to join us for the AGM. Learn more about what the Section has been doing for the last year, help … Continue reading SCBO AGM – Save the Date!
SCBO are pleased to announce the call for our annual student awards. The closing date for nominations for all awards is 30th April 2019. We have two student awards up for grabs – one for the best Oceania student presentation at the 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2019) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and one for … Continue reading SCBO Student Awards for 2019 Now Open
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
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
Space is filling up quickly for the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia 2019! Still thinking about attending SCCS-Australia 2019? As the registration deadline approaches, more and more students are registering to present their research to conservation scientists from around the world. Register now while spots are still open! To complete your registration, you will need … Continue reading Space is filling up quickly for the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia 2019!
We have been alerted to an e-mail scam where someone impersonating a member of the SCBO board has contacted members via e-mail, asking for a bank transfer to be processed. Please note that any e-mails coming from the SCBO Board will come from an @scboceania.org email address, we do not use gmail. If you receive … Continue reading E-mail scam
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
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