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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

Looking After Country: The NAILSMA I-Tracker story chronicles a revolutionary approach to land and sea management by Indigenous rangers. For the first time, the experiences of nearly twenty different...
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This discussion paper outlines the issues and responses required to maintain relative autonomy in collaboration for natural and cultural heritage conservation, as elements of a "beyond respect"...
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ATSEA Story Report
This story report provides a visual record of a visit to Darwin and north east Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia, by 10 participants...
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ATSEA Northern Australia Study Tour Story Report booklet
This report provides a record of a study tour to Darwin and north east Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia, by ten participants from the Republic of Indonesia and the Democratic Republic...
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Inside this issue of NAILSMA’s flagship publication, you’ll find articles from Indigenous people, communities and partnering organisations about the aspirations, challenges and achievements of...
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Abstract:Statutory water rights for Australia's Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities remain one of the major unrealised promises of the national water reform process.Position statements,...
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Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in REDD+ Principles and Approaches for Policy and Project Development
For the past two decades, many development cooperation agencies have been promoting a participatory approach to decision making in their programs. This has seen the emergence of many rich experiences...
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State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2010
A Report detailing International trends in the Carbon Market. The carbon market endured its most challenging year to date in 2009. The global economic crisis, which started in late 2008 and...
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Traditional Owner Technical and Cultural Exchange Madang Province, Papua New Guinea November 2009 KS 05 2010 is an album of video of story reports recording during a meeting of Indigenous land and...
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During November 2009, Ocean Revolution, NAILSMA and Save PNG, with the support of The Christensen Fund, brought together Indigenous land and sea...
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This declaration was conceived at the International Indigenous Water Experts Forum on Indigenous Water Knowledge and Interests that was held at the Garma festival in Gulkula, north east Arnhem Land...
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Native Oceans Traditional Knowledge Exchange Executive Summary
The Native Oceans Community Exchange Program is a partnership between Ocean Revolution and the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA). The exchange program creates...
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This paper, Indigenous Legal Rights to Freshwater Australia in the International Context, was commissioned by the Indigenous Water Policy Group (IWPG) which is an initiative created and facilitated...
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Representatives from Rote Island (Indonesia) and Timor-Leste visited Darwin and eastern Arnhem Land in October to meet with Indigenous groups,...
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The IUCN World Parks Congress is a landmark global forum on protected areas held every ten years. As the world’s most influential gathering of people...
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