Indigenous knowledge and the persistence of the 'wilderness' myth

Aboriginal people in Australia view wilderness, or what is called "wild country," as sick land that's been neglected and not cared for. This is the opposite of the romantic understanding of wilderness as pristine and healthy—a ...

Indigenous lands: A haven for wildlife

Indigenous peoples' lands may harbor a significant proportion of threatened and endangered species globally, according to University of Queensland-led research.

US approves copper mine land swap on Native American land

The U.S. government published a report Friday that triggers a land swap involving U.S. Native American land for an area that could become the largest copper mine in North America, pushing the project into the next phase in ...

Herding wild buffalo and cattle from space

More than 1000 feral buffalo and unmanaged cattle roaming Northern Australia will be tagged and tracked as part of the world's largest satellite herd-tracking program, announced today by Australia's national science agency, ...

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