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Author notes

David S. Wilcove is a senior ecologist at the Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC 20009.
David Rothstein received his J.D. in 1997 from Northeastern University Law School, Boston, MA 02115 and now works for the federal government.
Jason Dubow is an environmental analyst at the Eastern Research Group, Arlington, VA 22201; he formerly worked for The Nature Conservancy.
Ali Phillips is a natural resources specialist at The Wilderness Society, Denver, CO 80221.
Elizabeth Losos is director of the Center for Tropical Forest Sciences at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Washington, DC 20560.