Spatial Overlap Between People and Non-human Primates in a Fragmented Landscape

  title={Spatial Overlap Between People and Non-human Primates in a Fragmented Landscape},
  author={Sarah B. Paige and Johanna C. Bleecker and Jonathan Mayer and Tony L. Goldberg},
In western Uganda, the landscape surrounding Kibale National Park (KNP) contains households, trading centers, roads, fields, and forest fragments. The mosaic arrangement of these landscape features is thought to enhance human–primate interaction, leading to primate population declines and increased bi-directional disease transmission. Using a social–ecological systems research framework that captures the complexity of interaction among people, wildlife, and environment, we studied five forest… CONTINUE READING
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