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Future change in ancient worlds: Indigenous adaptation in northern Australia

Bird, Deanne; Govan, Jeanie; Murphy, Helen; Harwood, Sharon; Haynes, Katharine; Carson, Dean; Russell, Stephen; King, David; Wensing, Ed; Tsakissiris, Nicole; Larkin, Steven

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Northern Australia is highly exposed to a number of natural hazards including: cyclones and associated storm surges, riverine and flash flooding, heatwaves, coastal erosion, bushfires and drought – some of which might be exacerbated by climate change. With an approximate population of 160,000 Indigenous people (29% of the total Indigenous population of Australia) it is critical to develop a multifaceted understanding of how climate change will affect Indigenous communities in northern...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Working/Technical Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10144

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