Wired woodlands signal stress as climate dries
Nowhere else in the world supports trees 20m tall at such low rainfall. Intensive scientific monitoring is tracking by the second their struggle for survival.
On-country enterprises for healthy communities and a healthy environment
Programs to build Indigenous and scientific knowledge partnerships are tackling a range of contemporary sustainable development issues.
Finding win-wins: carbon offset schemes and Indigenous co-benefits
With careful and thoughtful engagement, carbon offset schemes can be designed to ensure they deliver both carbon mitigation benefits and associated benefits for Indigenous peoples.
CSIRO and Ngadju tackle bushfires in the Great Western Woodlands
Ngadju people and CSIRO are bringing old and new ways of fire management together to help protect one of the most unique woodlands on the planet, Western Australia's Great Western Woodlands.
Putting Australian Indigenous knowledge on the world map
Indigenous knowledge could soon sit side-by-side with western science in the world’s most comprehensive repository of information about Australia’s plant and animal species—the Atlas of Living Australia. Pilot projects in Arnhem Land and Cape York are revealing how the Atlas might support the needs and aspirations of different Traditional Owner groups.
Managing feral pigs on Cape York: it’s not a numbers game
About 3000 feral pigs are culled every year in the Archer River Basin on Cape York. But is this helping to protect the things we care about? Together, local people and scientists are building a case for targeted pig management in place of culling programs aimed at killing as many pigs as possible.
Drawing the future of the Torres Strait Islands
The Torres Strait region faces potential pressures such as climate change, population growth, biosecurity and pollution risks, and the loss of traditional culture. Community members, leaders, government and scientists came together to find out how they could adapt to these pressures in a way that’s sustainable and equitable, and to identify what makes a community resilient.