|Biodiversity Prospecting - A World Resources Institute Book (WRI, 1993, 352 pages)|
We would like to thank the many colleagues and friends who contributed ideas, experiences, and encouragement to this project. In particular, we are grateful to Michael Balick, Chip Barber, John Barton, Mario Boza, Lynn Caporale, Jason Clay, Gordon Cragg, John Duesing, David Downes, Elaine Elisabetsky, Cary Fowler, Geoffrey Hawtin, Elaine Hoagland, Jeff McNeely, Kenton Miller, Robert Repetto, Nigel Sizer, and Darrell Posey for their valuable comments on drafts of the manuscript, as well as comments from Stephen King, Jeff Kushan, Annie Petsonk, and Carmen Suro-Bredie on portions of the manuscript. Our thanks to Kathleen Courrier and Page Shepard Demello for skillfully editing the report, to Hyacinth Billings for her help in preparing the text, to Sue Terry for her help in obtaining numerous reports and references, to Helena Albuquerque for assistance with research and references, and to the co-authors of the individual chapters for their valuable contributions. Finally, a special thanks to Jodilee Nelson who cheerfully assumed the task of coordinating and making sense out of the seemingly infinite revisions, comments, queries, edits, conference calls, and meetings involved in the project.