Name: American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Description: The American Association for the Advancement of Science, “Triple A-S” (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as [...]
Name: American Institute of Biological Science (AIBS) Description: The American Institute of Biological Sciences is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) scientific association dedicated to advancing biological research and education for the welfare of society. Founded in 1947 as a part of the National Academy of Sciences, AIBS became an independent, member-governed organization in the 1950s. Today, with [...]
Name: American Society of Naturalists (ASN) Description: The purpose of the Society is to advance and to diffuse knowledge of organic evolution and other broad biological principles so as to enhance the conceptual unification of the biological sciences. This is achieved by publishing The American Naturalist and by holding an annual meeting with a scientific [...]
Name: Australasian Evolution Society (AES) Description: The aims of our relatively young society are to foster interest and intellectual exchange among those interested in all facets of evolution. The society was established in 1998 at the University of Queensland, and the intention of members is to make it grow and persist as a vigorous and [...]
Name: Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) Description: The Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) is a non-partisan group of practicing ecologists and evolutionary biologists throughout Canada. The objectives of CSEE are: to promote the study of ecology and evolution in Canada to raise public awareness of the importance of ecology and evolution [...]
Canadian Society of Zoologists Société canadienne de zoologie Name: Canadian Society of Zoologists (CSZ) Description: The Canadian Society of Zoologists (CSZ) is a professional organization dedicated to the enhancement of education and research in zoology at the provincial, federal and international level. Membership is open to all persons interested in zoology — students, researchers,and educators. [...]
A foundation dedicated to the conservation of Galapagos Islands species.
A grassroots effort to engage sectors of the public in science to increase their understanding of the nature of science and its value to society.
Name: European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) Description: The European Society for Evolutionary Biology was founded in 1987. The objectives of the Society are to “Support the study of organic evolution and the integration of those scientific fields that are concerned with evolution: molecular and microbial evolution, behaviour, genetics, ecology, life histories, development, paleontology, systematics [...]
Tools and a community space for evolutionary training in institutions of higher education.
Name: Fachgruppe Evolutionsbiologie der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft Description: Die Fachgruppe Evolutionsbiologie der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft e.V. (DZG) wurde im Jahr 1994 gegründet. Die Fachgruppe versteht sich als Forum für all diejenigen, die an evolutionsbiologischen Fragestellungen im weitesten Sinne interessiert sind. Es handelt sich um eine der größten und aktivsten Fachgruppen der DZG. Eine formale Mitgliedschaft, [...]
Name: Linnean Society of London Description: The Linnean Society of London is the world’s oldest active biological society. Founded in 1788, the Society takes its name from the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) whose botanical, zoological and library collections have been in its keeping since 1829. As it moves into its third century the Society [...]
Name: National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Description: The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) is the “leader in life science education.” Since its inception in 1938, thousands of educators have joined NABT to share experiences and expertise with colleagues from around the world, keep up with trends and developments in the field, and grow [...]
A not-for-profit, membership organization working to keep evolution in public school science education.
A center with the mission to facilitate broadly synthetic research to address fundamental questions in evolutionary biology.
Name: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Description: The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), founded in 1944 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA’s current membership of 60,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and [...]
Name: The Paleontological Society Description: The Paleontological Society is an international nonprofit organization devoted exclusively to the advancement of the science of paleontology. The Society was founded in 1908 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was incorporated in April 1968 in the District of Columbia. The Society has several membership categories, including regular, student, retired, emeritus, and [...]
Name: Sociedad Española de Biología Evolutiva (SEBE) Description: En el mes de octubre de 2003 comenzamos a trabajar en un proyecto ilusionante: crear la Sociedad Española de Biología Evolutiva. La idea era crear una sociedad integradora que no pretende competir con ninguna otra, sino acoger a todos los científicos españoles y aficionados a la biología [...]
Name: Societa’ Italiana di Biologia Evoluzionistica (SIBE) Description: La SIBE è la Società Italiana di Biologia Evoluzionistica. E’ nata nel 2005, e dal 2007 fa parte della FISV, la Federazione Italiana Scienze della Vita (www.fisv.org). Collabora strettamente attraverso un protocollo di intesa con l’ANMS, l’Associazione Nazionale Musei Scientifici (www.anms.it), e con Pikaia, il portale dell’evoluzione [...]
Name: Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) Description: The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution is an international society that exists to provide facilities for association and communication among molecular evolutionists, and has as one of its primary goals to increase communication between the fields of evolution and molecular biology. In order to accomplish [...]
Name: Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE) Description: The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is a not-for-profit, membership organization providing information and resources for schools, parents and concerned citizens working to keep evolution in public school science education. We educate the press and public about the scientific, educational, and legal aspects of the [...]
Name: Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) Description: The objective of the Society of Systematic Biologists is the advancement of the science of systematic biology in all its aspects of theory, principles, methodology, and practice, for both living and fossil organisms, with emphasis on areas of common interest to all systematic biologists regardless of individual specialization. [...]
Name: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Description: Founded in 1940, the society now has more than 2,300 members representing professionals, students, artists, preparators, and others interested in VP. The society is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes. The object of the society is to advance the science of vertebrate paleontology and to serve the common [...]
Name: Willi Hennig Society Description: The Hennig Society was founded in 1980 with the expressed purpose of promoting the field of Phylogenetic Systematics. Hennig’s idea that groups of organisms, or taxa, should be recognized and formally named only in cases where they are evolutionarily real entities, that is “monophyletic”, at first was controversial. It is [...]