Today marks one year since submissions for People and Nature opened and we are very proud to be able to launch our second issue on this anniversary!

yael on cliff
Photo credit: Noga Porat

The cover image is taken from the study by Yael Teff-Seker and Daniel Orenstein who use walking-focusing interviews to understand the cultural ecosystem services of drylands.

You can read more about their research in their plain language summary ‘Desert ecosystems offer tremendous and complex cultural benefits for people. A little focusing can help us define them more clearly‘ and blog post ‘What is the value of deserts?