Should biodiversity be conserved for its own sake or because it provides benefits to people? Should nature have to pay its own way in the marketplace? Should people be displaced to make space for protected areas? Trying to understand the beliefs of conservationists on such issues, how these are shaped, and how they affect conservation practice, has been the subject of our collaborative research since 2011.
Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages is the aim of UN Sustainable Development Goal 3. We talk to Dr Michael Matthay about acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and how developments in basic and clinical research can help address the global targets for healthy living.