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Indigenous organisations collaborate on feral camel control in the central desert

Indigenous organisations collaborate on feral camel control in the central desert

June 27, 2019

The Central Land Council (CLC) recently completed feral camel control work in remote central Australia areas in conjunction with the 10 Deserts Project (the project). Mr Peter Donohoe manager – land management, CLC said, “Over 1000 camels and other feral animals were removed in an area covering over 27,000 sq kms area after consultation with […]

A carbon story for the desert – exploring carbon reduction projects across Australia’s deserts

A carbon story for the desert – exploring carbon reduction projects across Australia’s deserts

June 27, 2019

Ever since the creation of a carbon methodology for the savannas of northern Australia, land managers further south have wondered about a carbon story for the deserts. Now the 10 Deserts Project will rigorously test whether a corresponding methodology could be developed for Australia’s arid zone. Mr Peter See, general manager 10 Deserts Project stated, […]

The Australian article :  The fire guardians

The Australian article : The fire guardians

May 22, 2019

How an ancient practice is preserving some of Australia’s wildest places CONTENT PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH In early summer, bands of lightning sweep across the vast deserts that stretch across Australia’s interior, sparking waves of fires. Hundreds of fires. Some of the largest in the world, without drawing any real attention around the nation. It’s […]

Esnia article: Climate change is fueling wildfires around the world. Can Indigenous knowledge help us manage them?

Esnia article: Climate change is fueling wildfires around the world. Can Indigenous knowledge help us manage them?

March 7, 2019

Combining traditional knowledge with modern science and technology could reduce loss of property and human life from out-of-control blazes. Photo courtesy of Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation/Russell Ord WRITERViki Cramer @VikiCramer Freelance science writer REPUBLISH March 7, 2019 — Australia is a continent of flammable landscapes, filled with species adapted to fire. They are meant to […]