Using the stone country of the Arnhem Land Plateau as a case study, new research reveals why institutional fire management is inferior to cultural burning, and how environmental outcomes from both practices compare to each other.
Floods, fires and droughts in Australia devastate lives, destroy wildlife and damage property. People are looking for solutions from politicians and researchers. It’s time to listen to First Nations people who have extensive knowledge of Country.
The forthcoming Global Biodiversity Framework is likely to recognise the importance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in meeting SDG targets, yet they face several challenges to accessing investor capital for this conservation mandate.