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  • How to Get the Most Out of Attending Professional Conferences

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Diane Imus and Kathy Zhang

    These days, attending a professional conference should be part of your personal learning and development plan because, let’s face it, in this fast-paced world, learning on the job never ends. 

  • The Surprising Way You Can Get Ahead at Work

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • The Wiley Network / Tara Trubela

    Studies show that never coming up for air isn’t the way to get recognized - but giving yourself a break to recharge is.

  • Are You Part of the Biodiversity Solution?

    • Jul 5, 2021
    • Caroline Kerichu; Biodiversity Conservationist: SCB Africa Section Student Research Grant Winner 2020/2021

    International Biodiversity Day is celebrated every 22nd day of May. This year’s theme, “We are part of the solution” was aimed at raising the awareness of the importance of our biodiversity and ensuring the protection of these resources that shape our environment.

  • Cultivating Creativity in Conservation Science

    • Apr 21, 2020

    While other sectors (e.g., business) frequently emphasize creative thinking to overcome complex challenges, creativity is rarely identified as an essential skill for conservationists. Yet more creative approaches are urgently needed in the effort to sustain Earth's biodiversity. Read this article for 4 strategies to develop skills in creative thinking and a discussion of the underlying research and examples supporting each strategy.

  • Practical Recommendations to Help Students Bridge the Research–Implementation Gap and Promote Conservation

    • Apr 18, 2020
    • PIETRI, GURNEY, BENITEZ-VINA, KUKLOK, MAXWELL, WHITING, VINA, AND JENKINS

    Graduate students often struggle to bridge the research–implementation gap and promote the translation of their work into meaningful conservation actions. We have devised recommendations on how graduate students can create resources within their academic institutions, institutionalize resources, and engage with stakeholders to promote real-world conservation outcomes.

  • How to write and publish a scientific paper in the field of marine ecology and conservation

    • Mar 16, 2020

    SCB member and marine ecologist David Shiffman’s blog post “How to write and publish a scientific paper in the field of marine ecology and conservation” is a useful resource for undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Graduate Student’s Guide to Necessary Skills for Nonacademic Conservation Careers

    • Mar 1, 2020

    From Conservation Biology, the Graduate Student’s Guide to Necessary Skills for Nonacademic Conservation Careers is a great resource for students who are considering careers in conservation biology.