Historical evidence for nature disconnection in a 70-year time series of Disney animated films

@article{PrvotJulliard2015HistoricalEF,
  title={Historical evidence for nature disconnection in a 70-year time series of Disney animated films},
  author={Anne-Caroline Pr{\'e}vot-Julliard and Romain Julliard and Susan Clayton},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={672 - 680}
}
The assumed ongoing disconnection between humans and nature in Western societies represents a profoundly challenging conservation issue. Here, we demonstrate one manifestation of this nature disconnection, via an examination of the representation of natural settings in a 70-year time series of Disney animated films. We found that natural settings are increasingly less present as a representation of outdoor environments in these films. Moreover, these drawn natural settings tend to be more and… 

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