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Indigenous fire practice protecting the Gibson Desert’s biodiversity

ScienceDaily (October 10, 2018)

Titre : Indigenous fire practice protecting the Gibson Desert’s biodiversity

ScienceDaily (October 10, 2018)

Résumé
Traditional indigenous burning practices are protecting plant biodiversity in Australia’s Gibson Desert, according to new research. The study analyzed how environments dominated by flammable spinifex grasses and fire-sensitive desert myrtle shrubs reacted to wildfires, and to the low-intensity burning practices of the Pintupi people.

Story Source  : University of Queensland

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