1. The Consequences of Thinking Big: Conservation Across Cultures for Landscape-Scale Results

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    Eleanor Sterling, the chief conservation scientists with the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History moderates a panel discussion on diversity in conservation and how scientists can work across cultural and racial barriers to achieve lasting conservation results. Panelists include Class of 2009 SCB Smith Fellow Kiki Jenkins, now with the College of the Environment at the University of Washington, Leo Douglas, a research scholar in the Department of Geography/Geology at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and a visiting scientists at the American Museum of Natural History, Linaya Workman, renewable resources manager for the Champagne and Aishink First Nations in the Yukon Territory, Canada, and Germaine White, information and education specialist for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation.

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    • Conservation Across National Boundaries

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      Karsten Heuer, president of Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y), Richard Jeo, Director of the Montana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, and Ronald Pulliam, founder of Borderlands Restoration, L3C, discuss conservation across national boundaries at SCB's North America Congress for Conservation Biology in Missoula, Montana in July 2014.

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      • Conservation Biology Politics and Policy Plenary

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        The question and answer session following the opening plenary of 2014 NACCB in Missoula, Montana. Dan Ashe, David Johns, and other speakers take questions from the audience following their plenary talk titled "Conservation Biology, Politics, and Policy: What does it take for science and scientists to make a difference."

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        • Tweetable Abstracts 101

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          Erin Eastwood explains how turning your abstract for a scientific conference into a tweetable 140 characters can benefit you, your science and the conference you are attending. Erin Eastwood (@EastoftheWoods) is a masters student in the Conservation Biology program at Columbia University where her studies focus on coral reef fish and their population dynamics. She is also interested in science communication and tweets on behalf of SCB's journal Conservation Biology (@ConBiology).

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          • April Conservation Biology

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            Nate Spillman and Mark Burgman preview what's inside the April 2014 issue of Conservation Biology.

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            • Previewing the February/March issue of Conservation Biology

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              Conservation Biology Editor-in-Chief Mark Burgman on the February/March issue of Conservation Biology.

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              • Conservation Biology - December 2013 / January 2014

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                Conservation Biology Editor-in-Chief Mark Burgman on the December/January issue of the journal, including the special section on climate change, the editor's choice and the most provocative and impactful papers in this issue.

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                • Conservation Letters - Feature Article - November/December 2013

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                  An interview with Oscar Venter, lead author Acting Optimally for Biodiversity in a World Obsessed with REDD+

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                  • SCB Member Spotlight from the Field

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                    Steven Alexander, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Waterloo on his work in Jamaica on the complex human dimensions that contribute to the success and failure of marine protected areas.

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                    • Mark Burgman Previews the October Issue of Conservation Biology

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                      Watch Mark Burgman preview the October issue of Conservation Biology, which includes papers on issues ranging from "social science to straight biology and everything in between." Mark discusses a new "Rising Stars" initiative that if implemented will showcase the best paper in the journal from a Ph.D. thesis. The idea behind the proposal is to raise the profile of the journal among younger authors, improve access to the journal for younger authors, and identify people likely to make significant contributions to the field. Mark also discusses a thought-provoking editorial from Michael Soule that is sure to engender healthy debate within the conservation biology community.

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