David L. Hawksworth
Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, UK
Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London

Senior Editors:

Karen E. Hodges
Department of Biology, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Angus Jackson
Cornwall College Newquay, Cornwall, UK
Daniel Sanchez-Mata
Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Dirk S. Schmeller
Laboratoire d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Environnement, Toulouse INP, France
Nigel E. Stork
Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia


Arshad Ali, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China
Pedro Aragón, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain
Mukunda Dev Behera, CORAL, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Peter Bridgewater,
International decade of Biodiversity, Peel, Isle of Man, British Isles
Eckehard G. Brockerhoff, New Zealand Forest Research Institute Ltd (Scion), Christchurch, New Zealand
Anthony Brown, University Museum of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Neil Brummitt
, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Anurag Chaurasia, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, (ICAR), India
Vun Khen Chey
, Sabah Forestry Department, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia
Kwek Y. Chong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Samuel Cushman, US Forest Service, Flagstaff, AZ, USA
Indraneil Das, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia
Jens W. Dauber, Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries (vTI), Braunschweig, Germany
Raphael K. Didham, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
Pradeep K. Divakar, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Pedro V. Eisenlohr, Universidade do Estado de Mato Grosso/UNEMAT, Brazil
Peggy Fong
, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jörg Freyhof, Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science, Berlin, Germany
Stephen Garnett
, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Australia
T. G. Allan Green, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Melvin Gumal
, Wildlife Conservation Society, Sarawak, Malaysia
Jan Christian Habel, Technische Universität München, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany
Ben D. Hoffmann, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Winnelie, Australia
Paul Humphries, School of Environmental Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW, Australia
Mike Joy,
Institute for Governance and Policy Studies, Victoria University, New Zealand
Clinton N. Jenkins, Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas, Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Hossein Kazemi, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (GUASNR), Gorgan, Iran
Danna J. Leaman
, IUCN-SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group and Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada
James T. Lee, Instituto de Geociências - Universidade Federal do Para, Belém, Brazil
Sheng Li, School of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
Adeline Loyau
, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
Corrado Marcenò, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao
Ailsa J. McKenzie
, University of Newcastle, UK
Noriaki Murakami, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan
Grzegorz Mikusinski
, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Akihiro Nakamura, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan, China
Philippe Ponel, IMEP-CNRS, Aix en Provence, France
Rajeev Raghavan, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi, India
Lilly O. Rodriguez
,Bayona, CIMA Centro Conservacion Investigacion y Manejo de Areas Naturales Lima, Peru
Andreas Schuldt, Leuphana University, Luneburg, Germany
Xiaoli Shen, Smithsonian Conservation, Front Royal, VA, USA
David Westcott, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Atherton, QLD, Australia
Khoon Meng Wong, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

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