The third issue of People and Nature is now online!

This issue features articles on fostering human health through ocean sustainability, compatibility between agendas for improving human development and wildlife conservation outside protected areas, biocultural diversity and its role in nature conservation and heritage, preferences for outdoor recreation as shown by social media data and much more!

All articles published in People and Nature are Open Access and have a plain language summary written by the authors.

The cover image shows a village in Hamirpur district from research by Dhee et al. examining the role of beliefs, myths and stories in influencing people’s perception of animals (Credit: Dhee).

You can read more about their research in their plain language summary ‘The Leopard that Learnt from the Cat‘ and the Wildlife Conservation Society – India Press Release.