The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an international professional organization dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. The Society's membership comprises a wide range of people interested in the conservation and study of biological diversity: resource managers, educators, government and private conservation workers, and students make up the more than 5,000 members world-wide. http://conbio.org/
The SCB envisions a world where people understand, value, and conserve the diversity of life on Earth. We envision SCB, a global community of conservation professionals, as a leading scientific voice for the study and conservation of Earth's biological diversity.
The SCB’s mission is to advances the science and practice of conserving Earth's biological diversity.
To serve its mission and values it focuses on these five goals: 1) To advocate support for, and facilitate the creation and dissemination of, conservation science. 2) To increase application of science to management and policy. 3) To strengthen SCB's sections. 4) To serve the interests of members. 5) To build and maintain organizational capacity.