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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

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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Video Transcript LOUISA REBGETZ, PRESENTER: Now to a campground in another part of the Territory. For years, dozens of retirees have been staying for months at a time, for free, at the remote Tomato...
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Message Disk 4 - Water contains a collection of 26 short video stories relevant to the national water reform that is going on around the country....
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A local story with national significance that raises awareness of water planning issues in north Australia. Mataranka Traditional Owners explain the...
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The Crocodile Islands Rangers began formal operations in 2010 to protect their seas, sacred sites and natural resources--as has been done informally...
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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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NAILSMA delivered five projects under the NAWFA Cultural and Social Program under the guidance and advice of the NAILSMA Indigenous Water Policy Group (IWPG). Capturing Indigenous Knowledge in Water...
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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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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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This research project, led by Jon Altman of the Australian National University, quantified the environmental needs and costs of environmental management in central Arnhem Land's Djelk Indigenous...
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Dugong and Marine Turtle: Teaching Resource and Information Package
This 64 page resource provides teachers and educators with a wealth of information about dugong and marine turtle. It frames scientific ecological knowledge in a Torres Strait context. Written and...
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The Crocodile Islands Rangers began formal operations in 2010 to protect their seas, sacred sites and natural resources as has been done informally...
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Marcia Langton presenting
The NAILSMA Climate Change Adaptation Workshop, held on 21 and 22 April 2010, brought together two knowledge systems seeking to understand climate change, the policy responses and importantly, not...
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The Crocodile Islands Rangers began formal operations in 2010 to protect their seas, sacred sites and natural resources, as has been done informally...
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 Risks from Climate Change to Indigenous Communities in the Tropical North of Australia.
This scoping study presents an assessment of the potential impacts of climate change on Indigenous settlements and communities across tropical northern Australia, including the Torres Strait Islands...
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