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.
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
Keep up to date! Make sure that you’re following our News, Twitter and/or Facebook. Join the conversations on Conservation Connection. Conservation Connection is an online community platform designed for SCB members to collaborate, share and connect with one another. SCB Oceania has it’s own forum to help you connect with other members in our region. Attend one of … Continue reading Already a member of SCB Oceania and want to get more involved?
We’re excited to announce that the Conservation Connection Oceania Community is now online! Conservation Connection is an online community platform designed for SCB members to collaborate, share and connect with one another. Oceania now has our own community to facilitate communication between SCB members in our region. From our 2014 member survey, and feedback surveys following our … Continue reading Conservation Connection – Oceania!
Scholarship applications for the 3rd Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia are now open! Scholarships are available for presenters from developing countries and students without institutional support in the Asia-Pacific region. Scholarships will cover round-trip airfare, transport to and from Brisbane, conference registration, accommodation, and meals over the duration of the conference. Apply for a Scholarship … Continue reading Scholarships for the 3rd Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia
Planting for Butterflies is an initiative of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) UQ Brisbane chapter and the Possingham Lab, and supported by the UQ Sustainability Office and Property & Facilities Division, to systematically test the success of planting native fauna to benefit butterfly species on the UQ St Lucia campus. Planting plots have been … Continue reading Planting for Butterflies