Solutions: For A Sustainable & Desirable Future
Fire management, Greenhouse gas mitigation, Indigenous peoples -- Australia, Ecosystem services
The article focuses on the move of Indigenous people in Australia to implement fire management in an effort to improve landscape condition and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It highlights the launch of the West Arnhem Land Fire Abatement (WALFA) project, a prime example of scientists, governments, Indigenous land managers, and carbon markets connecting to offer innovative solutions to resource management and economic development. It also highlights ecosystem services in the region.
Heckbert, S., Russell-Smith, J., Reeson, A., & James, G. (2011). Indigenous Australians Fight Climate Change with Fire. Solutions Journal, 2(6), 50-56.