The Anthropocene poses new opportunities for and challenges to transgressing disciplinary boundaries. While bridging legal and various social science perspectives is an established feature of socio-legal studies, it is not self-evident how knowledge about ‘nature’ can or should feature in socio-legal research about environmental regulation. In a recent article Interdisciplinary Hazards: Methodological Insights from a Multi-Sectoral Study of Drought in the UK Bettina Lange provides an account of  how an interdisciplinary research group approached mapping links between the natural and social world in the context of regulating Historic Droughts.