About the Authors

Ronnie Vernooy
Agriculture and Environment Program Area, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Ejnavarzala Haribabu
Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India

Manuel Ruiz Muller
International Affairs and Biodiversity Program, Peruvian Society for Environmental Law (SPDA), Lima, Peru

Joseph Henry Vogel
Department of Economics, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, United States of America

Paul D. N. Hebert
Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO), University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

David E. Schindel
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C., United States of America

Junko Shimura
Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gregory A. C. Singer
Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO), University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

rvernooy@idrc.ca

Competing Interests

We are collaborating on the new PLoS Hub for Biodiversity.