Land development in and around protected areas at the wilderness frontier.

@article{Leroux2013LandDI,
  title={Land development in and around protected areas at the wilderness frontier.},
  author={Shawn James Leroux and Jeremy Kerr},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          166-76
        }
}
Protected areas' chief conservation objectives are to include species within their boundaries and protect them from negative external pressures. Many protected areas are not achieving these goals, perhaps in part due to land development inside and outside protected areas. We conducted spatial analyses to evaluate the ability of Canadian protected areas to mitigate the effects of nearby land development. We investigated correlations of national patterns of land development in and around… CONTINUE READING
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