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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!

Greater Melbourne Chapter launch event

We’re very excited to invite you to the official launch of our chapter on Tuesday, 18th June 5.30 pm at the University of Melbourne- Biosciences 1, room G26, just off Tin Alley! 🎉🎉🎉 We have a very special guest speaker, Dr Cathy Oke, and we will go for 🍔and 🍻 afterwards (6:30 pm) at the Clyde (385 Cardigan Street, … Continue reading Greater Melbourne Chapter launch event

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

SCBO Student Awards for 2019 Now Open

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

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