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

A special message from the Earth Optimism Alliance


As previously noted, we have had to postpone our Earth Optimism Australia event at Taronga Zoo, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Celebrating Global #EarthOptimism this Earth Day and beyond In the last year, the #EarthOptimism movement has gained momentum. Through sharing and learning from conservation wins, it has given us the inspiration and information we need … Continue reading A special message from the Earth Optimism Alliance

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

Pacific Conservation Biology seeking a Social Media Editor


Pacific Conservation Biology is seeking a Social Media Editor to join the editorial board. The journal provides a forum for discussion about regional conservation problems; debate about priorities and mechanisms for conservation oriented biological research; and dissemination of the results of relevant research. Pacific Conservation Biology is published by CSIRO Publishing.  The role of the Social … Continue reading Pacific Conservation Biology seeking a Social Media Editor

Congrats to our 2019 student award winners!


We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2019 SCB Oceania student awards. Thanks to everyone who nominated – once again there was a very competitive field with some fantastic conservation research being undertake by our student members. The 2019 SCBO Student Presentation Prize is awarded to Diana Sofia López-Cubillos for her ICCB presentation: … Continue reading Congrats to our 2019 student award winners!

Congrats to SCBO NZMSS-OCS 2019 presentation award winner, Matthew Bennion!


SCBO were delighted to sponsor a student presentation award at the recent New Zealand Marine Sciences Society and Oceania Chondrichthyan Society 2019 conference, held in  Dunedin on 3-5 July. The award was presented to Matthew Bennion, a PhD Student at the University of Waikato, for his presentation titled: Disease in a threatened New Zealand surf clam. … Continue reading Congrats to SCBO NZMSS-OCS 2019 presentation award winner, Matthew Bennion!

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!