About the Authors

Steven A. Loiselle

Affiliation Earthwatch Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom

Davi Gasparini Fernandes Cunha

davig@sc.usp.br

Affiliation Departamento de Hidráulica e Saneamento, Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, SP, Brasil

Scott Shupe

Affiliation Geography and the Environment, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Elsa Valiente

Affiliation Restauración Ecológica y Desarrollo A.C., Ciudad de México, México

Luciana Rocha

Affiliation Grupo de Ecología Acuática, Instituto de Ecología y Desarrollo Sustentable (INEDES), CONICET y Departamento de Ciencias Básicas, Universidad Nacional de Luján, Luján, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Eleanore Heasley

Affiliation Earthwatch Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom

Patricia Pérez Belmont

Affiliation Restauración Ecológica y Desarrollo A.C., Ciudad de México, México

Avinoam Baruch

Affiliation Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

No competing interests exist, and the funding provided by the commercial source (HSBC Bank) does not alter the authors' adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: SL DC. Formal analysis: SL DC SS EV LR. Investigation: DC SS PB LR. Methodology: SL AB. Resources: AB EH. Validation: DC SS EV LR. Visualization: SS. Writing – original draft: SL DC LR. Writing – review & editing: LR SS PB AB EH.