Protected areas as frontiers for human migration.

@article{Zommers2012ProtectedAA,
  title={Protected areas as frontiers for human migration.},
  author={Zinta Zommers and David W Macdonald},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          547-56
        }
}
Causes of human population growth near protected areas have been much debated. We conducted 821 interviews in 16 villages around Budongo Forest Reserve, Masindi district, Uganda, to explore the causes of human migration to protected areas and to identify differences in forest use between migrant and nonmigrant communities. We asked subjects for information about birthplace, migration, household assets, household activities, and forest use. Interview subjects were categorized as nonmigrants… CONTINUE READING
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