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Evaluating the impacts of protected areas on human well-being across the developing world

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Science Advances  03 Apr 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 4, eaav3006
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav3006

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vol. 5 no. 4

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  • Received for publication September 3, 2018
  • Accepted for publication February 8, 2019
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  1. R. Naidoo1,2,*,
  2. D. Gerkey3,
  3. D. Hole4,
  4. A. Pfaff5,
  5. A. M. Ellis6,
  6. C. D. Golden7,
  7. D. Herrera8,
  8. K. Johnson9,,
  9. M. Mulligan10,
  10. T. H. Ricketts11 and
  11. B. Fisher11
  1. 1WWF-US, Washington, DC, USA.
  2. 2Institute for Resources, Environment, and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
  3. 3Anthropology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA.
  4. 4Conservation International, Washington, DC, USA.
  5. 5Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.
  6. 6Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA.
  7. 7Harvard School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA, USA.
  8. 8Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC, USA.
  9. 9United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington, DC, USA.
  10. 10Department of Geography, King’s College London, London, UK.
  11. 11Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: robin.naidoo{at}
  • Disclaimer: The findings and interpretations in this paper do not necessarily reflect the view of the US Agency for International Development, the US Department of Agriculture, or the United States government.


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