Uteb Azimwaretli.

Protect our land.

Kerbi Au Tonarira Tugar Ged Azi.

The strength of our culture keeps our land strong.

Meriam Nation
Indigenous ways of knowing and seeing are essential for meeting the environmental challenges of today and the future. As the world’s oldest living culture, Indigenous peoples have dealt with environmental change over millennia. Their role in caring for Country is far more than environmental management – it is caring for Country as if land and seas are kin.  
Key Findings
Find out the main messages of the report. Each chapter has 10 key points that summarise the findings of the chapter.
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Outlook and impacts
Where are we headed? Understand the outlook of Country and Indigenous wellbeing, based on how they are tracking now and how we are changing.
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How are the different aspects of Indigenous Country tracking? Explore Indigenous Country and connections, knowledge, language and practices.
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What are the pressures on Indigenous Country and wellbeing? Identify the main pressures from governance, information, climate, development and industry, and find out how they are affecting both environmental health and the wellbeing of Indigenous peoples.
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How effective is our management of Indigenous Country and how well are Indigenous people empowered to care for Country? Are their voices heard? Discover the main management interventions and approaches that support caring for Country, and how well they protect our environment and minimise the impact of pressures.
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Chapter resources
Find out about the chapter authors and their analysis approach, the artwork appearing in the chapter, and the available supplementary material.
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