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Local environmental knowledge and perspectives on change : a case study in the Tumut region of New South Wales

Lane, Ruth

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This thesis demonstrates the value of bringing together local environmental knowledge and perspectives on change with professional knowledge. Since the first pastoralists displaced Aboriginal land owners in the Tumut region, the country has been shaped by successive waves of occupation and land use. Each time a new land use industry was imposed on the country, the knowledge base of previous occupants was devalued, and the country once again managed without a knowledge of its history. I...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995-05
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/116757

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