Habitat fragmentation, livelihood behaviors, and contact between people and nonhuman primates in Africa

  title={Habitat fragmentation, livelihood behaviors, and contact between people and nonhuman primates in Africa},
  author={Laura S. P. Bloomfield and Tyler L. McIntosh and Eric F. Lambin},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
Context Deforestation and landscape fragmentation have been identified as processes enabling direct transmission of zoonotic infections. Certain human behaviors provide opportunities for direct contact between humans and wild nonhuman primates (NHPs), but are often missing from studies linking landscape level factors and observed infectious diseases. Objectives Our objective is to better understand landscape and livelihood factors influencing human-NHP contact in rural communities whose… 
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