Amy Bainbridge and Angus Whitley of Bloomberg report on the ways in which indigenous groups fight wildfires.
- After record wildfires in Australia, the Australian government is turning to indigenous groups to guide them in firefighting efforts.
- First Nations leaders have stated that active forest management techniques like prescribed burns and “cold burns” (which are small fires that are not very hot) are essential to preventing future catastrophic wildfires.
- Australia’s indigenous leaders have also stated that these methods could be used in Canada and the U.S.
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