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How Indigenous communities can help tackle climate change

Indiginous Lands ImageKaren GillowA new study shows that replanting native forests and woodlands vegetation on Indigenous lands, especially across southern and eastern Australia, could help restore the nation's native vegetation in places where it is needed as well as store significant amounts of carbon.
Bush replanting or regeneration could provide another source of income and other benefits for Indigenous communities. These benefits include the opportunity to work on country, increase knowledge and training, improve health and enhance their management of traditional lands, according to Dr Anna Renwick of the National Environmental Research Program's Environmental Decisions Hub (NERP EDH) and Dr Cathy Robinson of the CSIRO. Full release HERE. Based on this JOURNAL ARTICLE