Can using Indigenous knowledge prevent more Australian bushfires?

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With the recent bushfires in Australia, a growing number of people are asking if the government should and community listen more to Indigenous Australian’s knowledge and incorporate some of their cultural burning practices into our bushfire prevention strategies.

An Indigenous bushfire researcher in Canberra agrees and says we should use Aboriginal Australian fire practices to our advantage.

 

 

 

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