About the Author
Mike Gillman has been based at the Open University since 1990. He has contributed to a diverse set of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in biological and environmental science. His research interests are equally broad, spanning population dynamics, community ecology and evolutionary biology. He has a particular interest in the environment and conservation of Neotropical forests.
Rosemary Hails is a professor at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology in Wallingford, UK. She was educated at Oxford University, where she earned a BA Honours in Zoology. Hails is a vice president and member of council for the British Ecological Society - BES -.