About the Author

Leeanne E. Alonso is vice president of the Rapid Assessment Program in the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International. Jennifer McCullough is the publications manager for the Rapid Assessment Program of the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International. Piotr Naskrecki is director of the Invertebrate Diversity Initiative of the Center for Applied Biodiversity Science at Conservation International. Heather Wright works within the environment program of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Eustace Alexander is manager of Protected Areas Planning for Conservation International-Guyana.