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  • 5m 31s

    Fighting Carbon with Fire

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    channel: Climate Changed World

    Arnhem Land - Aboriginal fire ecologist, Dean Yibarbuk, explains how traditional fire management practices have kept the country healthy for thousands of years.

    Recently, his team have been working with local scientists to adapt the regime of traditional fire management to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

    The fire abatement scheme of Australia's Western Arnhemland is a carbon offset community programme, gaining a lot of international attention.

    United Nations University (2012)

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    uploaded date: 28-10-2013

  • 9m 5s

    The Forbidden Forest of the Dayak

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    channel: Cara's Picks

    Deep in the remaining old growth forests of Borneo, the Setulang Dayak village guards its forest with deep commitment.

    To date, the village's traditional law of Tana Olen (forbidden forest), withstands increasing pressure from encroaching logging industries. Now as rapid development rolls in, the village is trying to secure sustainable and forest-friendly future, including a eco-tourism venture and carbon credits.

    United Nations University (2012)

     

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    uploaded date: 28-10-2013