People and Nature

(The TQCC of People and Nature is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Childhood nature connection and constructive hope: A review of research on connecting with nature and coping with environmental loss252
Levers and leverage points for pathways to sustainability157
Developing multiscale and integrative nature–people scenarios using the Nature Futures Framework138
Urban green space use during a time of stress: A case study during the COVID‐19 pandemic in Brisbane, Australia131
The green care code: How nature connectedness and simple activities help explain pro‐nature conservation behaviours114
Impacts of the COVID‐19 pandemic on human–nature interactions: Pathways, evidence and implications99
Biocultural approaches to sustainability: A systematic review of the scientific literature64
Recovery of tigers in India: Critical introspection and potential lessons62
The need for transformative changes in the use of Indigenous knowledge along with science for environmental decision‐making in the Arctic61
The maturation of ecosystem services: Social and policy research expands, but whither biophysically informed valuation?54
Urban green space soundscapes and their perceived restorativeness52
Leveraging Nature‐based Solutions for transformation: Reconnecting people and nature51
Understanding sentiment of national park visitors from social media data49
Biodiversity citizen science: Outcomes for the participating citizens43
Studying human–nature relationships through a network lens: A systematic review43
Urban versus rural? The effects of residential status on species identification skills and connection to nature41
Harnessing artificial intelligence technology and social media data to support Cultural Ecosystem Service assessments41
Well grounded: Indigenous Peoples' knowledge, ethnobiology and sustainability38
Investigating the implications of shifting baseline syndrome on conservation38
The role of western‐based scientific, Indigenous and local knowledge in wildlife management and conservation36
Food for thought: The underutilized potential of tropical tree‐sourced foods for 21st century sustainable food systems35
Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine to strengthen conservation outcomes34
Disconnection from nature: Expanding our understanding of human–nature relations34
Socio‐psychological factors, beyond knowledge, predict people’s engagement in pollinator conservation33
Ecosystem services enhanced through soundscape management link people and wildlife31
Sustainability crises are crises of relationship: Learning from Nyikina ecology and ethics30
No evidence of an extinction of experience or emotional disconnect from nature in urban Singapore29
Knowledge and attitudes about the use of pangolin scale products in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) within China29
Cultural worldviews consistently explain bundles of ecosystem service prioritisation across rural Germany27
Centring Indigenous knowledge systems to re‐imagine conservation translocations25
Stakeholder priorities determine the impact of an alien tree invasion on ecosystem multifunctionality25
Beyond participation: How to achieve the recognition of local communities’ value‐systems in conservation? Some insights from Mexico25
Connecting governance interventions to ecosystem services provision: A social‐ecological network approach25
Factors influencing nature interactions vary between cities and types of nature interactions25
Understanding changes to children's connection to nature during the COVID‐19 pandemic and implications for child well‐being24
Spontaneous forest regrowth in South‐West Europe: Consequences for nature's contributions to people23
Motivational crowding effects in payments for ecosystem services: Exploring the role of instrumental and relational values23
Influencing consumer demand is vital for tackling the illegal wildlife trade23
Changes in participant behaviour and attitudes are associated with knowledge and skills gained by using a turtle conservation citizen science app22
Fostering ocean empathy through future scenarios22
Exploring landowners' perceptions, motivations and needs for voluntary conservation in a cultural landscape21
The educational value of virtual ecologies in Red Dead Redemption 220
Exploring shared public perspectives on biodiversity attributes19
Land degradation in South Africa: Justice and climate change in tension19
The Baltic Health Index (BHI): Assessing the social–ecological status of the Baltic Sea19
How to make socio‐environmental modelling more useful to support policy and management?19
What are heritage values? Integrating natural and cultural heritage into environmental valuation19
Media framing of spiders may exacerbate arachnophobic sentiments19
Co‐designing the environmental land management scheme in England: The why, who and how of engaging ‘harder to reach’ stakeholders19
The ecology and evolution of human‐wildlife cooperation19
Policy issue interdependency and the formation of collaborative networks18
Nature documentaries as catalysts for change: Mapping out the ‘Blackfish Effect’18
Reindeer husbandry in peril?—How extractive industries exert multiple pressures on an Arctic pastoral ecosystem18
The influence of the COVID‐19 pandemic on the demand for different shades of green18
Social dynamics of values, taboos and perceived threats around sacred groves in Kurdistan, Iran17
Beekeeping in, of or for the city? A socioecological perspective on urban apiculture17
What does value pluralism mean in practice? An empirical demonstration from a deliberative valuation17
Complex regional telecoupling between people and nature revealed via quantification of trans‐boundary ecosystem service flows17
A network approach for managing ecosystem services and improving food and nutrition security on smallholder farms17
Beyond the ecocentric: Diverse values and attitudes influence engagement in pro‐environmental behaviours17
Denser and greener cities: Green interventions to achieve both urban density and nature17
Trophy hunting and conservation: Do the major ethical theories converge in opposition to trophy hunting?16
Participatory mapping reveals biocultural and nature values in the shared landscape of a Nordic UNESCO Biosphere Reserve16
Understanding relational values in cultural landscapes in Romania and Germany16
Reference group influences and campaign exposure effects on rhino horn demand: Qualitative insights from Vietnam16
The dark side of nature experience: Typology, dynamics and implications of negative sensory interactions with nature16
Ocean‐scale footprint of a highly mobile fishing fleet: Social‐ecological drivers of fleet behaviour and evidence of illegal fishing16
Could Nintendo’s Animal Crossing be a tool for conservation messaging?16
Sensing, feeling, thinking: Relating to nature with the body, heart and mind16
Inequities in the distribution of flood risk under floodplain restoration and climate change scenarios16
Relational values provide common ground and expose multi‐level constraints to cross‐cultural wetland management16
Exploring integrated ArtScience experiences to foster nature connectedness through head, heart and hand15
Using Q‐methodology to understand stakeholder perspectives on a carnivore translocation15
Local knowledge and relational values of Midwestern woody perennial polyculture farmers can inform tree‐crop policies15
Ecosystem services, well‐being benefits and urbanization associations in a Small Island Developing State15
River rhythmicity: A conceptual means of understanding and leveraging the relational values of rivers15
Barriers to building wildlife‐inclusive cities: Insights from the deliberations of urban ecologists, urban planners and landscape designers15
Keep your distance: Using Instagram posts to evaluate the risk of anthroponotic disease transmission in gorilla ecotourism15
The Instagrammable outdoors – Investigating the sharing of nature experiences through visual social media15
The benefits of citizen science and nature‐noticing activities for well‐being, nature connectedness and pro‐nature conservation behaviours14
The role of agroforestry in restoring Brazil's Atlantic Forest: Opportunities and challenges for smallholder farmers14
Experimental evidence for conservation conflict interventions: The importance of financial payments, community trust and equity attitudes14
Soap operas will not wash for wildlife14
Challenges in the impact evaluation of behaviour change interventions: The case of sea turtle meat and eggs in São Tomé14
Local knowledge, know‐how and knowledge mobilized in a globalized world: A new approach of indigenous local ecological knowledge14
Ecosystem restoration job creation potential in Brazil14
Assessing human well‐being constructs with environmental and equity aspects: A review of the landscape14
Envisioning a resilient future for biodiversity conservation in the wake of the COVID‐19 pandemic14
Partitioning private and external benefits of crop pollination services13
Stepping into the Wildeverse: Evaluating the impact of augmented reality mobile gaming on pro‐conservation behaviours13
Can we model cultural ecosystem services, and are we measuring the right things?13
Shapeshifting attachment: Exploring multi‐dimensional people–place bonds in place‐based citizen science13
Characterizing bird‐keeping user‐groups on Java reveals distinct behaviours, profiles and potential for change13
An experimental test of the impact of avian diversity on attentional benefits and enjoyment of people experiencing urban green‐space13
Conservation planning for people and nature in a Chilean biodiversity hotspot13
Wind erosion in European agricultural landscapes: More than physics13
Rethinking individual relationships with entities of nature13
Characteristics of immersive citizen science experiences that drive conservation engagement13
Fruits of the city: The nature, nurture and future of urban foraging13
Urban park soundscapes: Spatial and social factors influencing bird and traffic sound experiences13
To capitalise on the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration, we need institutional redesign to empower advances in restoration ecology and rewilding12
People, nature and large herbivores in a shared landscape: A mixed‐method study of the ecological and social outcomes from agriculture and conservation12
Building better conservation media for primates and people: A case study of orangutan rescue and rehabilitation YouTube videos12
Using natural capital and ecosystem services to facilitate participatory environmental decision making: Results from a systematic map12
The full story: Understanding how films affect environmental change through the lens of narrative persuasion12
Rewilding—The farmers’ perspective. Perceptions and attitudinal support for rewilding among the English farming community12
How do different types and characteristics of green space impact mental health? A scoping review12
Globalisation and pollinators: Pollinator declines are an economic threat to global food systems12
Exploring farmers' agrobiodiversity management practices and knowledge in clove agroforests of Madagascar12
Indigenous food harvesting as social–ecological monitoring: A case study with the Gitga'at First Nation12
Nature relatedness: A protective factor for snake and spider fears and phobias12
Mechanisms for enhancing public engagement with citizen science results12
Low levels of outdoor recreation alter wildlife behaviour11
We may not know much about the deep sea, but do we care about mining it?11
Turning things around: A discussion of values, practices, and action in the context of social‐ecological change11
Assessing the accuracy of free automated plant identification applications11
Four propositions about how valuation intervenes in local environmental politics11
Making the UN Ocean Decade work? The potential for, and challenges of, transdisciplinary research and real‐world laboratories for building towards ocean solutions11
The implications of digital visual media for human–nature relationships11
‘I owe it to the animals’: The bidirectionality of Swiss alpine farmers' relational values11
Giving stakeholders a voice in governance: Biodiversity priorities for New Zealand's agriculture11
Empirical examples demonstrate how relational thinking might enrich science and practice11
From dirty to delicacy? Changing exploitation in China threatens the world's largest amphibians10
Creating ecologically sound buildings by integrating ecology, architecture and computational design10
Integrating biodiversity conservation and local community perspectives in China through human dimensions research10
Sustainable protected areas: Synergies between biodiversity conservation and socioeconomic development10
Beyond ‘desirable’ values: Expanding relational values research to reflect the diversity of human–nature relationships10
TheCBDPost‐2020 biodiversity framework: People's place within the rest of nature10
Ranger perceptions of, and engagement with, monitoring of elephant poaching10
Fishers perceptions of ecosystem service change associated with climate‐disturbed coral reefs10
On the links between nature's values and language10
Effects of COVID‐19 lockdown restrictions on parents' attitudes towards green space and time spent outside by children in Cambridgeshire and North London, United Kingdom10
Targeted values: The relevance of classical Chinese philosophy for illegal wildlife demand reduction campaigns9
Indigenous knowledge of key ecological processes confers resilience to a small‐scale kelp fishery9
Who knows, who cares? Untangling ecological knowledge and nature connection among Amazonian colonist farmers9
Spatiotemporal determinants of seasonal gleaning9
Peaceful coexistence between people and deadly wildlife: Why are recreational users of the ocean so rarely bitten by sea snakes?9
Using theory and evidence to design behaviour change interventions for reducing unsustainable wildlife consumption9
Ethical considerations for conservation messaging research and practice9
An open‐source image classifier for characterizing recreational activities across landscapes9
The value of listening and listening for values in conservation9
A review of planting principles to identify the right place for the right tree for ‘net zero plus’ woodlands: Applying a place‐based natural capital framework for sustainable, efficient and equitable 9
Protecting our coast for everyone's future: Indigenous and scientific knowledge support marine spatial protections proposed by Central Coast First Nations in Pacific Canada9
How can social–ecological system models simulate the emergence of social–ecological crises?9
From tigers to axolotls: Why people keep exotic pets in Russia9
Valuing the cultural services from urban blue‐space ecosystems in Japanese megacities during the COVID‐19 pandemic9
Assessing the environmental impacts of wildlife television programmes9
To tell a different story: Unexpected diversity in local attitudes towards Endangered Aye‐ayes Daubentonia madagascariensis offers new opportunities for conservation9
Stakeholder perspectives on nature, people and sustainability at Mount Kilimanjaro9
Informing the design of urban green and blue spaces through an understanding of Europeans' usage and preferences9
Effects of protected areas on welfare of local households: The case of Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya9
Scientific response to a cluster of shark bites9
Mangrove cultural services and values: Current status and knowledge gaps9
Towards a holistic approach to rewilding in cultural landscapes9
Transformation and endurance of Indigenous hunting: Kadazandusun‐Murut bearded pig hunting practices amidst oil palm expansion and urbanization in Sabah, Malaysia9