Dr Geoffrey Davison has spent all his working life in South-East Asia, as a university lecturer in Malaysia, a conservationist with WWF, and now with the National Parks Board, Singapore. His interests range across ornithology, tropical forest ecology and animal taxonomy. He has written numerous scientific papers as well as books, including the bestselling Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Malaysia. Ria Tan is passionate about Singapore's marine life as a writer, photographer and observer. She regularly monitors about 40 seashore locations and, working closely with the National Parks Board, she helps manage teams of volunteers. She has co-authored the Chek Jawa Guidebook and is currently working on new marine nature guidebooks for Singapore. Benjamin Lee studied zoology at the National University of Singapore and has a keen interest in the natural history of Singapore and the South-East Asian region. He has worked at the National Parks Board since 2000 and spent eight years managing the rainforest nature reserves as a senior conservation officer. He currently oversees the Nature Parks branch.