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
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!
Good news! The early bird registration deadline for ICCB 2019 has been extended to May 3rd, so we’re giving you a few extra days to get your nominations in for the SCBO Student Presentation and Paper awards! More details here.
Professor Richard Kingsford, SCBO Past President and Director of the Centre for Ecosystem Science at the University of New South Wales has been awarded a Society for Conservation Biology Distinguished Service Award for his extraordinary contributions to the conservation of freshwater and wetland ecosystems through on-the-ground action, contributions at the science-policy interface, and global conservation … Continue reading SCBO past president Richard Kingsford awarded a Distinguished Service Award
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
At SCBO Wellington 2018 Heiko Wittmer convened a symposium on Conservation and Restoration in Peopled Landscapes in Oceania. A special issue accompanying that symposium is now out in Pacific Conservation Biology. You can read the special issue here, and see the table of contents below.