Managing Tiwi fires for greenhouse gas abatement

McKaige, Barbara
December 2009
Ecos;Dec2009/Jan2010, Issue 152, p33
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The article reports on the collaborative fire project, which focuses on the economic potential of carbon, in the Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory. The Tiwi Land Council Rangers, Tiwi College and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) are exploring livelihood opportunities for fire management to reduce greenhouse gas emission, while maintaining biodiversity. It is noted that significant greenhouse gas emission are released from vegetation and soil in the islands.


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