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Latinx in Conservation – Sergio Avila

To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we are taking the opportunity to highlight Latinx leaders working in conservation who inspire us! Today we are featuring Sergio Avila! We asked him to share about his career path and his experiences as a person of color working in conservation. Sergio was born in Mexico City […]

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Latinx in Conservation – Mirna Manteca

This National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we celebrating by highlighting Latinx conservation leaders who inspire us! Today we introduce you to Mirna Manteca, Mexico Program Road Ecology Coordinator at Wildlands Network. We asked her to share about how her conservation goals have shaped her career and about her experiences as a Latina working […]

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2021 Student Affairs Webinar – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Conservation Practice & Research

2021 Student Affairs Webinar SeriesSCB North America’s Student Affairs Committee is hosting a 2021 webinar series on topics of interest to conservation students, early-career professionals, and others! The sixth webinar in the series is: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Conservation Practice & Research Tuesday, September 21, 2021 7-8 am PT | 10-11 am ET Join […]

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SCB North America is hiring a Communications Intern!

The SCBNA board and staff are pleased to offer a remote, part-time, 6-month (with option to extend to 12 months) paid communications internship with our Communications Committee. The aim of this position is to increase SCBNA’s capacity to communicate and interact with members and potential members. We seek applicants who have experience and/or education in communications, writing, […]

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SCB Hawai’i Chapter organizes volunteer event: Restoring the Mind & Body Through Aloha ʻĀina

The Hawaiʻi Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology (HISCB) organized “Restoring the Mind & Body Through Aloha ʻĀina,” a series of four volunteer workdays from March through May 2021. Forty-six volunteers worked to make improvements to the local wetland and coastal areas and were given the opportunity to restore mental well-being through the natural […]

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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 […]

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SCB North America supports the Scientific Integrity Act

Scientific integrity is central to the mission and vision of SCBNA, and efforts by the Trump administration to undermine the integrity of science around the Covid 19 pandemic has prompted members of Congress and the Biden administration to take much-needed action on this issue. In March, SCB North America and fourteen other organizations signed a […]