Protected Areas: Mixed Success in Conserving East Africa's Evergreen Forests

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Pfeifer, Marion ; Burgess, Neil D. ; Swetnam, Ruth D. ; Platts, Philip J. ; Willcock, Simon ; Marchant, Robert (2012)
  • Publisher: PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE
  • Journal: PLOS ONE, volume 7, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3387152, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039337
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Biodiversity | Earth Sciences | Remote Sensing Imagery | Medicine | Global Change Ecology | Cartography | Biosphere | Environmental Protection | Physical Geography | GIS | Q | 2700 | Ecology | R | 1300 | Geography | 1100 | Science | Environmental Geography | Conservation Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Environmental Sciences

In East Africa, human population growth and demands for natural resources cause forest loss contributing to increased carbon emissions and reduced biodiversity. Protected Areas (PAs) are intended to conserve habitats and species. Variability in PA effectiveness and 'lea... View more
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