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Author Rose, Deborah Bird, 1946-

Title Country in Flames : proceedings of the 1994 Symposium on biodiversity and fire in North Australia / edited by Deborah Bird Rose
Published Canberra : Biodiversity Unit, Department of Environment, Sport and Territories ; Darwin : North Australia Research Unit, The Australian National University, 1995


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  333.950994 Aus/Bai  1995/3  AVAILABLE
 MELB  333.950994 Aus/Bai  1995/3  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT ART&ARCH  333.950994 Aus/Bai  1995/3  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 127 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 30 cm
Series Biodiversity series ; paper no. 3
Biodiversity series ; paper no. 3
Contents Foreword / H.C. Coombs -- Introduction -- Deborah Bird Rose -- Welcome address / Wali Fejo -- Mindjongork: legacy of the firestick / Rhys Jones -- Fire, people, landscapes and wilderness: some thoughts of North Australia / Tony Press -- Fire: emotion and politics: a Ynayuwa case study / John Bradley -- Bushfires Council, the community and you / Russell Anderson -- Fire management in the Northern Territory post-Mabo: the legal basis for Aboriginal burning / Camilla Hughes -- Discussion 1. Poem: firestick farming / Mark O'Connor -- Burn grass / April Bright -- Fire in the Kimberley / Patrick Green -- Fire in Arnhem Land / Joe Yunupingu -- Discussion 2. A tropical Queensland perspective / Peter Stanton -- Fire in the desert: increasing biodiversity in the short term, decreasing it in the long term / Pter Latz -- We like our lizards frilled not grilled!: the short-term effects of fire on frillneck lizards in the Top End / Tony Griffiths -- A health savanna, endangered mammals and Aboriginal burning / R.W. Braithwaite -- Why the skillful use of fire is critical for the management of biodiversity in Northern Australia / David Bowman -- Discussion 3. Final discussion
Summary Papers from the Symposium carry common theme of importance of accepting fire as an integral part of Australian habitat; need to learn from the Indigenous people, from local experience and from science; papers annotated separately
Analysis Aborigines
Biological diversity--australia, northern--congresses
Environmental impact
Fire ecology--australia, northern--congresses
Notes "The Country in Flames Symposium ... [held] in Darwin on 27 August 1994" -- T.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web
Commonwealth of Australia and North Australia Research Unit (ANU) 1995
Biodiversity series no:paper.3
Subject Biodiversity -- Australia, Northern.
Fire ecology -- Australia, Northern.
Biodiversity -- Australia, Northern.
Biodiversity -- Australia, Northern -- Congresses.
Biodiversity -- Australia.
Fire ecology -- Australia, Northern.
Fire ecology -- Australia, Northern -- Congresses.
Fire ecology -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Congresses.
Forest fires -- Australia, Northern -- Management -- Congresses.
Ground cover fires -- Australia, Northern -- Management -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Rose, Deborah Bird, 1946-
Australia. Department of the Environment, Sport, and Territories. Biodiversity Unit.
Australian National University. North Australia Research Unit.
Country in Flames Symposium (1994 : Darwin, N.T.)
LC no. abn95034785
ISBN 0731521331
(North Australian Research Unit)