Perspectives on intercultural and participatory fire management

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Participatory video facilitated by Indigenous participants http://projectcobra.org/wp-content/uploads/Brasilia-March-17-Fire-Management.mp4 This participatory video presents the diverse views of the participants of the intercultural and participatory fire management meeting in Brasilia, Brazil in March 2017.

Community owned solutions for fire management in tropical forest and savanna ecosystems

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Working paper 1 – Developing a case for integrating Indigenous fire practices within government fire management policy December 21, 2015 Working-Paper-1-Indigenous-fire-management_SpanishPDF Working-Paper-1-Indigenous-fire-management_PortuguesePDF Working-Paper-1-Indigenous-fire-management_EnglishPDF Fire plays an increasingly significant role in tropical forest and savanna ecosystems, contributing to greenhouse gas emissions and impacting on biodiversity. Emerging research shows the potential role of Indigenous land use practices for controlling deforestation and reducing CO2 emissions. Analysis of satellite imagery suggests that Indigenous lands have the lowest incidence of wildfires, significantly contributing […] Fire … Read More