Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Dampier Peninsula: Fire threatens vine thickets

Bardi-Jawi ranger Chris Sampi says fire is threatening monsoon vine thickets.

He said traditional Aboriginal practices prevented the thickets from bushfire.

New research shows hot fires are burning about 74 percent of Dampier Peninsula vine thickets every 1 – 3 years.

Science Network [read this story]

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