For many of these communities, it is not easy to change behaviour. They might understand the risks but if there aren’t alternative ways for them to have an income, they will find it hard to stop what they are doing. They need support or to see other communities that have been successful.

People helping each other talk about risk

Head and shoulder, photo of a woman with wooden area in the background

Risk know-how practitioner: Sarah Whitaker

Sarah is an outdoor educator and co-founder of Athens Forest Kindergarten, in the USA. For her, risk know-how is about being able to make decisions she feels confident in.