Fire management in pyrobiocultural landscapes, Chiapas, Mexico

Ponce Calderon, Laura, Limon-Aguirre, Fernando, Rodriguez, Iokine, Rodriguez-Trejo, Dante, Bilbao, Bibiana, Alvarez-Gorrillo, Guadalupe and Villanueva-Diaz, Jose (2022) Fire management in pyrobiocultural landscapes, Chiapas, Mexico. Tropical Forest Issues, 61. pp. 53-59.

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Communities in Chiapas are pioneers in fire management; for example, land users have to request burning permits from village organizations, following customary environmental management practices. This article reports on the cultural management of fire by indigenous Antelá and Tziscao communities in and around Lagunas de Montebello National Park, Chiapas, Mexico. It addresses territoriality, memory, regimes and management, and the integration of cultural knowledge and perspectives, with global relevance for all Indigenous peoples. This is the first published reference to the term “Pyrobiocultural” that the authors of this article (among others) have been developing over recent years.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 3* ,/dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/REFrank/3_
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Global Development (formerly School of International Development)
University of East Anglia Research Groups/Centres > Theme - ClimateUEA
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Area Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Global Environmental Justice
University of East Anglia Schools > Faculty of Science > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2022 13:30
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2024 01:36
DOI: 10.55515/ABWJ7126


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