5200 kilometres is a long way to travel to share Northern Hub research, but it’s worth the distance to bring projects to life for key research users at government departments in Canberra.
This research has demonstrated that Indigenous land and sea management programs (ILSMPs) deliver socioeconomic and wellbeing outcomes in addition to their extensive environmental outcomes and positive impacts for land management.
A new short film featuring Gooniyandi artist and Traditional Owner Mervyn Street is focusing attention on the Kimberley’s Fitzroy River, explaining the role of the river in sustaining the health of the surrounding Country
This successful collaboration between researchers and government has produced over 1500 maps of threatening processes, species’ distribution and species vulnerability to extinction.
A huge 3D map of the Kimberley’s Fitzroy River catchment has facilitated knowledge sharing to inform decisionmaking around caring for Country and development planning.
This project has improved methods used to calculate carbon credits for savanna burning projects, leading to reduced greenhouse gas emissions and increased carbon storage.