Indigenous burning is not easily replaced or imitated

Indigenous fire management | The Nature Conservancy Australia

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Cultural fire knowledge needs to be supported and preserved where it still exists because the ecological and cultural benefits of Indigenous fire practices are not easily replaced or imitated. My colleagues from the University of Tasmania and I make this argument in a summary of our research* in Arnhem Land in a piece for The Conversation.

* You can find an open access version of our research published in Scientific Reports here:

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