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Biogeography, natural and cultural

Simmons, I. G.

Biogeography, natural and cultural

by Simmons, I. G.

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Published by Duxbury Press in North Scituate, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biogeography.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Human beings -- Effect of environment on.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementI. G. Simmons.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH84 .S55 1980
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4096852M
    ISBN 100878722602
    LC Control Number80011106

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    Culture, Ecology and Economy of Fire Management in North Australian Savannas documents a remarkable collaboration between Arnhem Land’s traditional landowners and the scientific community to arrest a potentially catastrophic fire-driven decline in the natural and cultural assets of the region – not by excluding fire, but by using it better through restoration of Indigenous control over. Simmons has authored several books on environmental thought and culture over the ages as well as contemporary resource management and environmental problems. Since retirement he has worked on the landscape history of the area of East Lincolnshire where he was a war-time evacuee and has published some papers on the medieval economy and drainage.

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Since he has been working in Brazil as an international conservation consultant and science writer. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the Federal University of Alagoas, teaching and doing research on diverse and interdisciplinary aspects of conservation, biogeography.

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In earlier stages of its development, it was more concerned with the impact of landscape on human beings.