Stephen Elliott received his PhD in ecology at Edinburgh University in 1985. Since 1986, he has lived and worked in Chiang Mai, where he is a lecturer in wildlife conservation and ecology at Chiang Mai University's Biology Department. In 1994, he co-founed the award-winning Forest Restoration Research Unit, which is developing new techniques to restore forest ecosystems to degraded sites within Thailand's conservation areas for wildlife conservation. Gerald Cubitt is a world renowned nature photographer whose many visits to South-east Asia have been recorded in a series of stunning images. Among the books that contain his most evocative work, The National Parks of Indonesia, The National Parks of Malaysia, This is Malaysia and Wild Thailand are all published by New Holland.