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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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By Eszter Kovacs, posted on December 13, 2013

IPBES Day 2

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After a relatively short day yesterday, today everyone again bunkered in enormous windowless Plenary rooms named Maximus, little suspecting we would still be there 13 hours later.

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By Guy Pe'er, posted on December 9, 2013

IPBES Day 1: Health Care for Mother Earth?

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The SCB delegation at IPBES-2 in Antalya, Turkey seized an opening to speak at the first-day plenary to voice concern over limited funding for stakeholder involvement in the Platform.

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By Bege Jonsson and Guy Pe'er, posted on December 9, 2013

IPBES Stakeholder Day: Report from Turkey

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What is a stakeholder, really? SCB's delegation at the Second Plenary Meeting of IPBES (IPBES-2) in Antalya, Turkey on the role of stakeholders in IPBES.

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By Geri Unger, posted on November 25, 2013

Looking Ahead to 2014

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SCB Executive Director Geri Unger on the upcoming year.

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By Geri Unger, posted on October 24, 2013

New Paradigms for Building Capacity at SCB

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Geri Unger on how SCB can grow and develop our community of conservation professionals and increase our capacity to conserve and protect biodiversity and livable landscapes.

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