Information about the Guinean Forests of West Africa Biodiversity Hotspot was developed using the ecosystem profile (PDF - 585 KB), also available in French (PDF - 617 KB), and the book Hotspots Revisited, which cites:

Anonymous. 2003. The Usual Suspects: Liberia's Weapons and Mercenaries in Côte d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone. London: Global Witness Report.

Bakarr, M., Bailey, B., Byler, D., Ham, R., Olivieri, S. & Omland, M. Eds., 2001. From the Forest to the Sea: Biodiversity Connections from Guinea to Togo. Washington, D.C.: Conservation International.

Brashares, J.S. 2003. Ecological, behavioral, and life-history correlates of mammal extinctions in West Africa. Conservation Biology 17: 733-743.

Butynski, T.M. & Koster, S.H. 1990. The Status and Conservation of Forests and Primates on Bioko Island (Fernando Poo), Equatorial Guinea. Washington, D.C.: WWF.

Butynski, T.M. & Koster, S.H. 1994. Distribution and conservation status of primates in Bioko Island, equatorial Guinea. Biodiversity and Conservation 3: 893-909.

Cable, S. & Cheek, M. 1998. The Plants of Mount Cameroon: A Conservation Checklist. Kew, U.K.: Royal Botanic Gardens.

Fa, J.E., Garcia Yuste, J.E. & Castelo, R. 2000. Bushmeat markets on Bioko Island as a measure of hunting pressure. Conservation Biology 14: 1602-1613.

Fa, J., Peres, C., & Meeuwig, J. 2002a. Bushmeat exploitation in tropical forests: An intercontinental comparison. Conservation Biology 16(1): 232-237.

Grubb, P., Jones, T.S., Davies, A.G., Edberg, E., Starin, E.D. & Hill, J.E. 1998. Mammals of Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. Cornwall, U.K.: The Trendrine Press.

IUCN. 1996. African Primates: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan (revised edition). IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Jones, P.J. 1994. Biodiversity in the Gulf of Guinea: An overview. Biodiversity and Conservation 3: 772-784.

Juste, J. & Fa, J.E. 1994. Biodiversity conservation in the Gulf of Guinea islands: Taking stock and preparing action. Biodiversity and Conservation 3: 759-771.

Lamotte, M. & Roy, R. (Eds.). 2003. Le peuplement animal du Mont Nimba (Guinée, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia). Mémoires du Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle 190: 1-726.

Martin, C. 1991. The Rainforests of West Africa: Ecology, Threats and Conservation. Basel, Switzerland: Birkhäuser Verlag.

Oates, J.F. 1986. Action Plan for African Primate Conservation 1986-1990. IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

Oates, J.F. 1999. Myth and Reality in the Rainforest - How Conservation Strategies are Failing in West Africa. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Oates, J.F., Abedi-Lartey, M., McGraw, W.S., Struhsaker, T.T. & Whitesides, G.H. 2000. Extinction of a West African red colobus monkey. Conservation Biology 14: 1526-1532.

Parren, M.P.E. & de Graaf, N.R. 1995. The Quest for Natural Forest Management in Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia. Tropenbos Series 13. Wageningen, The Netherlands: Tropenbos Foundation.

Parren, M.P.E., de Leede, B.M. & Bongers, F. 2002. A proposal for a transnational forest network area for elephants in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. Oryx 36: 249-256.

Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Kouame, F.N'. & Hawthorne, W.D. (Eds.). 2004. Biodiversity of West African Forests: An Ecological Atlas of Woody Plant Species. Oxon, U.K.: CABI Publishing.

Rödel, M.O. & Agyei, A.C. 2003. Amphibians of the Togo-Volta Highlands, eastern Ghana. Salamandra 39: 207-234.

Sayer, J.A., Harcourt, C.S. & Collins, N.M. (Eds.) 1992. The Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests: Africa. London: MacMillan.

Smith, T.B., Holder, K., Girman, D., O'Keefe, K., Larison, B. & Chan, Y. 2000. Comparative avian phylogeography of Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea mountains: Implications for conservation. Molecular Ecology 9: 1505-1516.

Williams, P.H., Moore, J.L., Toham, A.K., Brooks, T.M., Strand, H., D'Amico, J., Wisz, M., Burgess, N.D., Balmford, A. & Rahbek, C. 2003. Integrating biodiversity priorities with conflicting socio- economic values in the Guinean-Congolian forest region. Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 1297-1320.

World Resources Institute. 1992. World Resources 1992-1993: A Guide to the Global Environment. New York: Oxford University Press.