Aboriginal Savanna Burning in Northern Australia

  • Aeroport de Paris-Le Bourget 180 Esplanade de l’Air et de l’Espace, 93350. Paris France

Organizers: Aboriginal Carbon Fund; Carbon Market Institute

The presentation will feature Aboriginal savanna burning in northern Australia that abates greenhouse gas emissions. To date 1.1 million Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCU) have been produced and a new industry is developing on Aboriginal lands. The new industry provides a sustainable income, jobs and good land management as well as maintaining traditional ecological knowledge.The savanna burning methodology uses traditional ecological knowledge of fire and improves environmental, social and cultural co-benefits

Speaker: Rowan Foley, Wondunna clan of the Badtjala people, traditional owners of K'gari/Fraser Island (Queensland, Australia)

Location: Indigenous Peoples Pavilion (Round House)

Contact: Rowan Foley, rowan@abcfund.com.au