View of Birsay, Orkney with a whale bone in the foreground.
Scotland is home to one third of the global population of grey seals
University student holds her catch following a scallop diving trip in Oban.
Scotland harbours the world's most important nesting grounds for Northern gannets.
Join us at IMCC 3
To conserve the world’s oceans we must go beyond science, and use it to inform policy and management, and ultimately to catalyze change. The Society for Conservation Biology's International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC) brings together conservation professionals and students to develop new and powerful tools to further marine conservation science and policy.
Call for Abstracts
The IMCC3 Call for Abstracts is now open. All abstracts must be submitted online by 5pm (GMT) on 8 March 2014. Decisions will be made by 22 March 2014.
More information on submitting IMCC3 abstracts is available on the Call for Abstracts page. Have a question about abstract submission? See our Presentation FAQ page for the most common questions. Early registration is planned to begin soon.
The IMCC3 Blog is accepting guest posts. Want to expand on the importance of your symposium, workshop or focus group? Want to exclaim how much you love IMCCs? Want to discuss a featured theme of IMCC3? Write a guest blog post!
The full blog can be viewed at the IMCC2014 WordPress site.
Workshop, Focus Group, Short Course Information
General Schedule & Information on Registration Fees Now Available!
The new IMCC3 general schedule (subject to change) shows designated times for symposia, plenary addresses, receptions and more.
Information on IMCC3 registration fees is available on the Meeting Registration page. Early registration is planned to begin soon.
Call for Proposals for Symposia, Workshops, and Focus Groups
The IMCC3 call for proposals for symposia, workshops and focus groups closed 15 November 2013.
Due to receiving so many interesting proposals, we need to extend the decision date to 22 December 2013.
The call for abstracts opened 26 January 2014. Information on submitting abstracts can be found at the Call for Abstracts page.
Find fascinating invertebrates, bird species and even large mammals like roe deer and badgers in Glasgow's city parks. Leave Glasgow to explore its rugged interior including Loch Lommond and Cairngorms National Parks. Of course everyone knows about wild coasts of the UK. The islands off the west coast are a great place to watch sea birds.
Download the IMCC3 Exhibitor's Prospectus
Sponsor, exhibit and advertise at IMCC3 and get your name, products and services in front of more than 1,200 marine conservation professionals and students from science, management, policy and public sectors.
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These books introduce the nature, history and culture of Scotland.