What’s on the cover?
The cover image is taken from the Research Article by Nathaniel J. Dominy, Luke D. Fannin The sluggard has no locusts: From persistent pest to irresistible icon
You can learn more about this research in the authors’ plain language summary Probing the irresistible allure of locusts in our collective consciousness.
Masashi Soga and colleagues discuss the Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on human–nature interactions: Pathways, evidence and implications and Violeta Berdejo-Espinola and colleagues discuss the increased use of urban green spaces during COVID-19.
Local knowledge research
Brooke L. Bessesen and Manuela González-Suárez ask if local fishermen and tour-boat guides can reliably perceive changes in the abundance of large marine species over a sizable time gap? Andrew N. Kadykalo and collegues assess the role of western-based scientific, Indigenous and local knowledge in wildlife management and conservation and Hannah M. Kobluk and colleagues analyse how traditional stewardship practices promote the sustainability and resilience of a smallscale kelp fishery.
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