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The SCB News Blog is the best source for member-oriented news from the Society for Conservation Biology. Here you'll find an account of what's new at SCB, coverage of SCB members in the news, and conservation-related commentary and reportage.

Come often and be informed of the goings-on in this global community of conservation professionals dedicated to advancing the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity.

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Award to Honor Women in Conservation Biology in Africa

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The Africa Section's Young Women in Conservation Biology Award (YWCB) recognizes the contributions of early to mid-career African women working for the advancement of conservation biology in Africa. Award winners demonstrate leadership, service, and an ability to work with others across gender, social class and ethnicity to achieve concrete conservation outcomes.

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Fracking Debate Hits Close to Home for Smith Fellow

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Read our Q&A with Sara Souther on why she joined a group of scientists to urge regulatory agencies to conduct more research on the environmental risks and scientific uncertainties associated with fracking.

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