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Resources

The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) publishes and co-authors a wide variety of publications to keep land and sea managers, researchers, policy makers, students and others up to date with the latest developments in Indigenous natural and cultural resource management in north Australia.

You will find information on current activities in policy development, Indigenous knowledge, salt and fresh water management, youth leadership and opportunities in the carbon economy.

These documents can be accessed through the search options to the right of this page. If you would like further information please let us know: contact@nailsma.org.au

‘Burning Business’ is a step by step information resource to Savanna Burning and the Carbon Farming Initiative. The resource explains in detail the government’s Seven Steps that need to be...
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Controlled Burning
Otto Campion, Traditional Owner and Senior Gurruwiling Ranger from North Central Arnhem Land (Australia) talks about Indigenous values that drive...
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Climate change, carbon pollution, emissions and greenhouse gas? There are many special words and concepts that are used by people talking about savanna fire management and carbon farming. The...
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Frequently Asked Questions
There are many questions around setting up a carbon business that can generate and sell carbon credits under the government's Carbon Farming Initiative. Some of these questions and answers have been...
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Carbon Network News
The intent of the Carbon Network News is to share amongst landholder and ranger and community groups across the north information on savanna fire management projects and the knowledge and experience...
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Measuring before Burning
Cameron Yates from Bushfires NT explains how fuels are collected and measured before and and after burning an area to determine carbon emissions.
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Ashton Nandoo using drip torch
Ashton Nandoo speaks about his work as a Wunggurr ranger in Australia's West Kimberleys.
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The Savanna Burning Methodology was approved by the Australian Government, Department of Climate Change and Energy Effieciency (DCCEE) on 22 February 2012. Download a PDF of the Savanna Burning...
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Joint Media Release The Hon Simon Crean MP, Minister for Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government, Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry...
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Media Release Monday, 28 November 2011 The Government today announced the establishment of the independent Land Sector Carbon and Biodiversity Board. The Board, chaired by former NSW Environment...
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CSIRO scientist Garry Cook collects smoke samples
Scott Heckbert, Jeremy Russell-Smith, Andrew Reeson, Glenn James In Australia’s northern savannas, Indigenous traditional knowledge is contributing to landscape fire management, reducing greenhouse...
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Design of Carbon Farming Initiative
This Consultation Paper was a first step in a dialogue with stakeholders about the Carbon Farming Initiative. All submissions were due by 21 January 2011.
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This is a short guide for Indigenous land managers and those who work with Indigenous communities to the phenomenon of climate change, and to ‘market’ and financial mechanisms for reducing greenhouse...
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International Public Forum on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change
This book contains the proceedings of an International Public Forum on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change 2008. A collaborative effort between Charles Darwin University (CDU), the United Nations...
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Short guide on impact of and responses to climate change, particularly market and financial mechanisms for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Explains what climate change is, describes the carbon...
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