Scope Americas regional and subregional assessment

2b Chapter 1
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
James Rice Retired (Scientist Emeritus) Canada Chair
Maria Elena Zaccagnini Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria Argentina Chair
Elena Bennett McGill University Future Earth Coordinating Lead Author
Dayne Buddo University of the West Indies The University of hte West Indies, Centre for Marine Sciences Lead Author
Natalia Estrada Carmona Bioveristy International Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Lead Author
Nathan Vogt Indiana University Lead Author
Vanesa Rodriguez Osuna Environmental Sciences Iniciative- Cuny advanced science research center Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Lead Author
Judith Weis Rutgers University (Emerita) United States of America Lead Author
Kelly Garbach Loyola University Chicago United States of America Lead Author
Rodolfo Dirzo Stanford University - Woods Institute for the Environment Mexico Review editor
2b Chapter 2
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Cristiana Simao Seixas State University of Campinas Brazil Chair
Bernal Herrera Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) Costa Rica Coordinating Lead Author
Rahanna Juman Biodiversity Research Programme/Oceanography and Coastal Processes Research Programme Lead Author
Myrle Ballard University of Manitoba Canada Lead Author
Richard Cole US Army Corps of Engineers Ramsar Convention Secretariat Lead Author
Gerhard Overbeck Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SUl Brazil Lead Author
Christopher Anderson Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) Argentina Lead Author
Laura Lopez Hoffman Lead Author
Monica Moraes Universidad Mayor de San Andrés Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Lead Author
Wendy Rae Townsend Independent Consultant Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Lead Author
Olga Barbosa Universidad Austral de Chile, Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas Chile Lead Author
Maria Siobhan Fennessy Kenyon College Ramsar Convention Secretariat Liaison expert
Brenda Parlee Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta Canada Review editor
Laura Nahuelhual Institute of Agricultural Economy of the Austral, University of Chile Chile Review editor
2b Chapter 3
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Mary T. Kalin De Arroyo Universidad de Chile Chile Coordinating Lead Author
Jeannine Cavender Bares University of Minnesota United States of America Coordinating Lead Author
Gervasio Pineiro Facultad de Agronomia Univerisidad de Buenos Aires Uruguay Lead Author
Julieta Pedrana National Council of Scientific Research from Argentina (CONICET) Department of Natural Resource and Environmental Management, National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) Balcarce, Argentina Lead Author
Michael Oatham University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Trinidad and Tobago Lead Author
Wren Walker Robbins Changing Communities [2S] Consulting United States of America Lead Author
Judith Gobin University of the West indies Trinidad and Tobago Lead Author
Francisco Javier Castaneda Moya Center for Conservation Studies Guatemala Lead Author
Nathan Kraft University of California United States of America Lead Author
Gunther Koehler Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung Germany Lead Author
Marten Koops Canada Lead Author
Silvia Renate Ziller The Horus Institute for Environmental Conservation and Development Brazil Lead Author
Robert Randall Fisheries and oceans Canada Canada Lead Author
Adriano Paglia Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil Lead Author
Pablo Luis Peri National Universty of Southern Patagonia (UNPA)-INTA-CONICET Argentina Lead Author
Matias Arim Universidad de la Republica Uruguay Lead Author
Jean Paul Metzger University of São Paulo Brazil Liaison expert
Cristina Martinez Garza University of the State of Morelos Mexico Liaison expert
Jayne Belnap U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center United States of America Liaison expert
Alexis Cerezo Aves Argentinas-Asociación Ornitológica del Plata. Guatemala Review editor
2b Chapter 4
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Eileen Helmer USDA Forest Service International Institute of Tropical Forestry United States of America Coordinating Lead Author
Steven Schill The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy Coordinating Lead Author
Mercedes Bustamante University of Brasília Brazil Coordinating Lead Author
Richard Coupe University of Strasbourg. United States of America Lead Author
Juan Pablo Lozoya Azcarate University of the Republic Uruguay Lead Author
Jana Compton US EPA United States of America Lead Author
Ramon De La Concepcion Pichs Madruga Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Lead Author
Anibal Pauchard University of Concepción Chile Lead Author
Gerardo Arturo Sanchez Azofeifa Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Lead Author
Avelino Suarez Rodriguez Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM), CUBA Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM) Lead Author
Rebecca M. Shaw Environmental Defense Fund IPCC Lead Author
David Mcguire University of Alaska Fairbanks United States of America Lead Author
Ernesto Brugnoli Faculty of Sciences- Universidad de la República Uruguay Lead Author
Marcello Hernandez Blanco Independent Costa Rica Lead Author
Alvaro Soutullo Centro Universitario de la Región Este - Universidad de la República Uruguay Lead Author
Ricardo Ribeiro Rodrigues Agriculture School-ESALQ - University of Sao Paulo Brazil Liaison expert
Forest Isbell University of Minnesota United States of America Liaison expert
Pedro Laterra National Scientific and Technical Research Council Argentina Review editor
2b Chapter 5
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Jaime Ricardo Garcia Marquez Humboldt University Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Coordinating Lead Author
Jean Pierre Ometto National Institute for Space Research Brazil Coordinating Lead Author
Brian Klatt Michigan State University Ecological Society of America Coordinating Lead Author
Sandra Veronica Acebey Quiroga YPFB Petroandina S.A.M. Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Lead Author
Maria Baptiste The Alexander von Humboldt National Institute of Research on Biodiversity Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Lead Author
Maria Claudia Guezala Villavicencio Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Lead Author
Mariela Veronica Blanco Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICET) Argentina Lead Author
Walter Alberto Pengue Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento Lead Author
Matias Enrique Mastrangelo National Research and Technology Council of Argentina (CONICET) Argentina Lead Author
Tatiana Maria Gadda Federal Technological University - Paraná Brazil Lead Author
John Brian Richard Agard University of the West Indies Trinidad and Tobago Lead Author
Sara Wilson Canada Lead Author
Sandra Veronica Acebey Quiroga YPFB Petroandina S.A.M. Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Liaison expert
Wilson Ramirez Hernandez Alexander von Humboldt Institute Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Liaison expert
Ana Carnaval City University of New York Review editor
Peter Kareiva UCLA United States of America Review editor
2b Chapter 6
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Keisha Garcia University of the West Indies Trinidad and Tobago Coordinating Lead Author
Antonio Diaz De Leon Innovative Cutting Edge Solutions (ICES) Mexico Coordinating Lead Author
Fabio Rubio Scarano Conservation International Brazil Coordinating Lead Author
Luciana Carla Silvestri Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development (Argentina) Argentina Lead Author
Helder Lima Queiroz Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá - IDSM-OS/MCTI Brazil Lead Author
Dalia Maria Salabarria Fernandez National Center for Protected Areas Cuba Lead Author
Andrew Magloire Fisheries Division Dominica Lead Author
Ramon Perez Gil Fundación Gonzalo Río Arronte Mexico Lead Author
Marina Rosales Benites De Franco Federico Villarreal University Peru Lead Author
Octavio Perez Maqueo Instituto de Ecologia A.C Mexico Lead Author
Victor Hugo Inchausty Beltran International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), South America IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Lead Author
Ederson Augusto Zanetti UNDP Global Conservation Standard Lead Author
Cristobal Felix Diaz Morejon Environmental Directorate, Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment Cuba Liaison expert
Fonseca Gustavo Global Environment Facility Brazil Review editor
2b Other
Name Affiliation Nominating Government/Organisation
Spencer Thomas Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bureau expert group member
Diego Pacheco Balanza Bureau expert group member
Brigitte Baptiste Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Research on Biological Resources MEP expert group member
Floyd Homer The Trust For Sustainable Livelihoods MEP expert group member
Carlos Alfredo Joly Biology Institute of the State University of CAMPINAS Brazil MEP expert group member
Rodrigo Antonio Medellin Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México MEP expert group member
Laura Thompson U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center Fellow
Mireia Valle ULEAM Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabí Fellow
Maria Paula Barral CONICET INTA - Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria Fellow
Julio Diaz Jose INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO SUPERIOR DE ZONGOLICA INSTITUTO TECNOLÓGICO SUPERIOR DE ZONGOLICA Fellow
Rodolfo Jaffe Ribbi Vale Institute of Technology - Sustainable Development University of São Paulo Fellow
Juliana Sampaio Farinaci Earth System Science Center; Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (CST/INPE) Earth System Science Center/ Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (CST/INPE) Fellow
Natalia Maria Valderrama Rincon Alexander von Humboldt Institute IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Ana Maria Hernandez Salgar Alexander von Humboldt Institute IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Mauricio Bedoya Gaitan Alexander von Humboldt Institute IPBES Secretariat (TSU)
Sergio Andres Aranguren Zaldua Alexander von Humboldt Institute IPBES Secretariat (TSU)

The secretariat invited all expert reviewers with relevant knowledge and/or experience to register to review one or more chapters of the Americas regional assessment.