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A global assessment of closed forests, deforestation and malaria risk.

Abstract:

Global environmental change is expected to affect profoundly the transmission of the parasites that cause human malaria. Amongst the anthropogenic drivers of change, deforestation is arguably the most conspicuous, and its rate is projected to increase in the coming decades. The canonical epidemiological understanding is that deforestation increases malaria risk in Africa and the Americas and diminishes it in South-east Asia. Partial support for this position is provided here, through a system...

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10.1179/136485906x91512

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Volume:
100
Issue:
3
Pages:
189-204
Publication date:
2006-04-05
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EISSN:
1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
URN:
uuid:73764cf5-82e2-4c7a-a557-0b5488c6918b
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33448
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pubs:33448

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