The north Australian savannas are vast and have the potential to provide significant indigenous business opportunities for markets in greenhouse gas emissions, living tree biomass and non-living biomass as shown during the Carbon Farming Initiative. Jeremy Russell-Smith provides an overview of the fire management strategies that have been undertaken within the context of indigenous management opportunities in the north which are adaptable to all parts of Australia.
|Opening Titles & Speaker Introduction||00:00|
|Acknowledge traditional custodians and those present||0:30|
|Fire Frequency in Northern Australia||2:15|
|Savanna landscape and uses||3:15|
|Land tenure in the north||4:30|
|Seasonal burning- fire frequency and pyro-diversity at scale||5:10|
|Fire management opportunities||7:15|
|GHG emissions- national inventory methodology||7:50|
|New industry in carbon economy||9:50|
|Fire management and WALFA||11:00|
|Traditional burning methodology||13:00|
|Kakadu burning methodology||14:10|
|Seasonality of burning and GHG emissions- WALFA program||15:01|
|Carbon Credits from savanna burning||16:00|
|Business opportunities and challenges||16:35|
- Savanna fire management and bushfire and natural hazard scenario planning for northern Australia: annual project report 2016-17
- Jeremy Russell-Smith, The Path to Sustainable Development in North Australia, The Solutions Journal, Volume 7, Issue 2, March 2016, Pages 10-15
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