Ecosystems and human communities are interdependent. Recognizing this, there is increasing awareness in the conservation community and in many disciplines that both the problems and the solutions of nature conservation are impacted by how people think about, relate to, use and govern natural resources and nature. To understand the complexities of human societies and of their interdependence with natural systems, social sciences are needed.
Social Science Webinar Series:
Social Objectives and Social Indicators
Applying social science in nature conservation
Bibliography and social science terms
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