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Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Election!

It’s time to vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board election!  One candidate has been nominated for President-elect, and six candidates have been nominated to fill four Member-at-Large positions. President-elect nominee: Micha Jackson Members-at-Large nominees: Natalie Jane Forsdick Tara Meggett Courtney Melton Owen T Nevin Dominique Pelletier Christopher Woolley  The election closes on 21 June. … Continue reading Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Election!

Hawaii’s native species need protection: A case for expanding the State Endangered Species List

Members of the policy committee of the Hawai’i Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (HISCB) have submitted a policy statement on behalf of HISCB and the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania section regarding the listing of at-risk Hawaiian terrestrial flora and fauna species under the State Endangered Species Statute, HRS 195D, to prevent further … Continue reading Hawaii’s native species need protection: A case for expanding the State Endangered Species List

SCB Pivots to Become a Truly Global Network

In case you missed it, here’s a letter from SCB President Dr. Adina Merenlender about the Society’s restructuring process, with an invitation for members to provide feedback. In 2020, SCB invested in an in-depth nine-month process to examine how our organizational governance, operations and structures might be improved to best serve the global membership and … Continue reading SCB Pivots to Become a Truly Global Network

Interested in joining the SCBO Board, but not sure what it involves?

Nominations are now open for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section Board of Directors. We have the President-Elect position and 4 member at large positions that will be opening. Interested in joining the SCBO Board, but not sure what it involves? We asked our current board members to share some of their experiences.  How much time does … Continue reading Interested in joining the SCBO Board, but not sure what it involves?

HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program

HATCH is a 14 week part-time development program focused on discovering and supporting innovative ideas to help address environmental and conservation challenges. The program consists of on-site immersive days at Taronga Zoo in Sydney and weekly online sessions, and is open to applicants from across Australia. Through the program HATCH supports participants with mentoring and … Continue reading HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program

2021 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 the President-Elect position and 4 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 … Continue reading 2021 Nominations now open for the SCBO Board of Directors

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

Notice of SCBO 2020 AGM

Members of the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section (SCBO) are invited to attend the  2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) 10th December 2020 12pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) Location: Zoom  Members are also invited to submit agenda items and resolutions for consideration. Agenda items and resolutions must be submitted by 5pm Australian Eastern Daylight … Continue reading Notice of SCBO 2020 AGM