Fire and Cultural Resources

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Worldwide, Indigenous peoples are leading the revitalization of their/our cultures through the restoration of ecosystems in which they are embedded, including in response to increasing “megafires.” Yet, despite growing recognition that just and...

Person: Ignace, Dickson-Hoyle
Created Year: 2022
Type: Media

Worldwide, Indigenous peoples are leading the revitalization of their/our cultures through the restoration of ecosystems in which they are embedded, including in response to increasing “megafires.” Concurrently, growing Indigenous-led movements are...

Person: Dickson-Hoyle, Ignace, Ignace, Hagerman, Daniels
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Over the last century, the United States Forest Service (USFS) has reversed its stance on the ecological role of fire – from a militant enforcer of forest fire suppression to supporting prescribed fire as a management tool. Meanwhile, the Karuk Tribe...

Person: Vinyeta
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Building fire-adaptive communities and fostering fire-resilient landscapes have become two of the main research strands of wildfire science that go beyond strictly biophysical viewpoints and call for the integration of complementary visions of...

Person: Vazquez-Varela, Martínez-Navarro, Abad-González
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Fire is a natural process in tropical savannas, but contemporary cycles of recurrent, extensive, severe fires threaten biodiversity and other values. In northern Australia, prescribed burning to reduce wildfire incidence is incentivised through a...

Person: Wysong, Legge, Clark, Maier, Rangers, Cowell, Mackay
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Indigenous fire stewardship enhances ecosystem diversity, assists with the management of complex resources, and reduces wildfire risk by lessening fuel loads. Although Indigenous Peoples have maintained fire stewardship practices for millennia and...

Person: Hoffman, Christianson, Dickson-Hoyle, Copes-Gerbitz, Nikolakis, Diabo, McLeod, Michell, Mamun, Zahara, Mauro, Gilchrist, Ross, Daniels
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Indigenous land stewardship and mixed-severity fire regimes both promote landscape heterogeneity, and the relationship between them is an emerging area of research. In our study, we reconstructed the historical fire regime of Ne Sextsine, a 5900-ha dry...

Person: Copes-Gerbitz, Daniels, Hagerman
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Existing knowledge about fires has been challenged by changes in forests and wildfire regimes. We carried out a systematic literature review involving both a global and a case study approach (Portugal) to investigate the configuration of the social...

Person: Sousa, Çinar, Carmo, Malagoli
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Savanna fire management is a topic of global debate, with early dry season burning promoted as a large-scale emissions reduction opportunity. To date, discussions have centred on carbon abatement efficacy, biodiversity and cultural benefits and/or...

Person: Jones, Furlaud, Williamson, Johnston, Bowman
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

Woody plant encroachment – the conversion of open grasslands and savannas to woodlands – represents one of the gravest threats to grassland biomes worldwide. This is especially true for the Great Plains of the US. We contend that the widespread...

Person: Wilcox, Fuhlendorf, Walker, Twidwell, Wu, Goodman, Treadwell, Birt
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

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