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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 10,000 members world-wide.

In 2014 the SCB-UQ/Brisbane chapter revised its strategic plan to focus our efforts on imminent threats to Queensland’s biodiversity and ecosystems, as well as indirect threats to conservation efforts in the region.

Recent Posts

A Contribution to the Brisbane G20 ‘People’s’ Declaration

The Policy Committee has completed their first action since the revival of the SCB Brisbane/UQ Chapter! A sub-group of the Committee has contributed a short statement to be included in the Brisbane G20 ‘People’s Declaration’ that is being organised by the United Nations Association of Australia, Queensland (UNAAQ). The People’s Declaration is a combination of statements from community organisations from around Brisbane and will be delivered to world leaders prior to the G20 in Brisbane in November this year. Clem Campbell from the UNAAQ said of the statement: “Great contribution – exactly the type of contribution that is needed for the Brisbane declaration”.

G20 statement

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