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Aboriginal wetland burning in Kakadu (2005)

Traditional ecological knowledge is being used in powerful combination with Western science to enhance the biodiversity and cultural values of wetlands in Kakadu National Park in Australia's Northern Territory. As part of the northern Australian Burning for Biodiversity project, we are working with the Bushfire CRC and a family of traditional owners in Kakadu National Park to examine the biodiversity and cultural benefits of Aboriginal fire management as it is re-applied to floodplains associated with the South Alligator River.
Type of Case
Video or audio
Publisher
CSIRO
Region
Asia Pacific
Biome
All
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
All