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G’day!

Contact me on the discussion–talk page here, please,

feel free,

if necessary.

自然農法!

Edits – a selection[edit]

Here’s some 'befores & afters' of some of my work here—my problem solving motivation:

  • The article before i started in earnest for some months of solid editing! – editing here for personal motivations, after we at a certain Federal Gov’t agency, deliberately unnamed, we, all the team, our whole team, and so many more long time staff, managers, CEO, Board Chairman, etc., all resigned from, because we all experienced it imploding with problems, which became very public in the media three months later. The comprehensively evidenced problems of certain other unnamed people who stayed, and the politics. No names, here, no record. Just, a very strong experience–based motivation here, to come to really use my professional skills to benefit the fixing of some serious problems, related but different to problems which we all were suppressed from doing so to fix at that time in that certain Fed. Gov’t agency.
  • Then my progress in editing up until a point where it was very much a work in progress –it was about to be split into a set of articles about him: main, works, chronology/CV, family nature farm, etc., and during that split throughly copyedited from an English language and readability point of view. Disgustingly hatefully, this ongoing long–term work in progress was so very rudely (diff) disrupted, including by massive blanking (hist diff) and so on, at the time of this last live version.
Reflection – seeing clear through – actual dialogue – obviating 'a head of the pigs' – far–sightedness[edit]

Relevant to communication philosophy, community and strategic planning, in WP here and for all 'westerners', a quotation of part of contemporary natural philosophy scholarship—brilliance on the topic of false philosophy, etc. Re: * * * *—no moral authority these pallid pink 'philistines'. :

WikiMedia March 2011 Update – Strategic Planning

WikiMedia May 2011 Update – Strategic Planning

(–from WikiMedia Strategic Planning)

Some straight talking Wikipedia policy of consensus that i really appreciate, but which now has been sterilised, banalised:

Tendentious editing. The continuous, aggressive pursuit of an editorial goal is considered disruptive, and should be avoided. The consensus process works when editors listen, respond, and cooperate to build a better article. Editors who refuse to allow any consensus except the one they have decided on, and are willing to filibuster indefinitely to attain that goal, destroy the consensus process. Issues that are settled by stubbornness never last, because someone more pigheaded will eventually arrive; only pages that have the support of the community survive in the long run.

It was removed here (diffs) – i don’t know if there was any discussion about its removal.

A little bit of straight talking regarding the goodness of apologising may still be found unsterilised here in Civility – Apologizing - It’s OK to say sorry.

The Wikipedia editor - competence essay should be written as a more scholarly and formal Wikipedia competence policy, including higher scholarly standards of reliable sources’ research and use as the basis for article statement writing/editing. Not everyone has the experience, skills or ability to do reliable sources’ research and reliable sources’ based scholarly writing, to this scholarly standard—a part reference, the essay: Wikipedia is not just an encyclopaedia - Not everyone can write articles—or in subjects outside their expertise if they have subject expertise—one more part reference: Expert retention. This issue requires much more policy elaboration, in my humble opinion. This unscholarly quality is the biggest shortcoming of this Wikipedia encyclopaedia project, in my humble experience, in my awareness of public opinions of it, and the reason why it gets nicknamed: dodgy–paedia, 'Dickipedia'*, gossip rag masquerading (as encyclopaedia). Moreover, this describes why it gets thought of as reflecting popular prejudices (aka, particularly in politics: Demagoguery).

Some professional writers in the real world, writing on the subject[edit]

etc..

Then some not doing professional journalism, who, like me, like to think of themselves as bigger than mere geeks—hehe, e.g.: "… the sun will still set in the West, the worlds will not collide, and Wikipedia articles will still show #1 in Google search results … " —Wikipediocracy. e.g. * * *, *, etc..

Quotation: "In a land of the blind, a one–eyed man is king" —who said that renowned quotation? In reality, let’s keep perspective, both eyes open wide, genuine maturity and let’s not deny the flaws—no sane (whitewash) fairytale exists to escape to—then we might solve them.

Pragmatic Language Usage[edit]

How do you do? Do you think that Wikipedia (main), here, is for plain and simple English only??? ie. technical, advanced, eloquent or even brilliant English language not allowed even when the subject necessitates it??? Well, one word for you: Ligature [the typographic kind]! Also, two more of many article topics for you: Bohr–Einstein debates & Adiabatic theorem.

Simplistic English is what that is called when necessarily advanced–language–subjects get unnecessarily banalised—dumbed down, motivated by an inappropriately simplified and plain English version of the language—see policies eg. WP:NOT PAPERS—see professional media comment eg. NY Times.

Simple English Wikipedia is the place for that; as appropriate for people who have those degrees of English language, from just starting to learn English, to English as a non-native language.

(The world’s vast majority of people have multiple native languages, except for monolingual English speakers. Very few people in the world speak only one language that isn’t English. In other words, very few people do not speak more than one language. In other words, the world’s vast majority of people are either: 1. fully bilingual, trilingual, etc. or 2. have a fully fluent first language and fully functional, if not fully fluent, second, third, etc., languages.)

Simple English Wikipedia also is for people who suffer from dyslexia and other reading difficulties; and for people who simply want to read their chosen subject in a cut–down, simplistic Wikipedia story.

The seriously–fun big–puzzle question is: Who is going to write up the Simple English Wikipedia articles of: Ligature, Bohr–Einstein debates, Adiabatic theorem, etc.?

Then there are ineffable major subjects in reality. What does one do in Wikipedia to write up them???

My life, professional and personal, includes lots of learning awareness, very varied and wide learning—an autodidact, who did attend University 1988–90, and had already learned before that from giants: in cultured–nature; in ecology eg. D.C., J.B.K., L. Webb, T. Irvine, etc.; in natural history eg. many 'Field Nat’s' and late D. Neale, etc.; in botany, eg. D.C., late D. Neale and Jim Willis ("doyen"), G.C., etc.; in philosophy eg. W.F.; in horticulture; etc., etc.. Lots of and very varied technical and/or advanced awarenesses. So, i edit accordingly, in articles here appropriate to the fullest possible use and exercise of my skills and ongoing learning!—only, i have little time for Wikipedia.

Of relevance here, also, continuing appreciation of:[edit]
  • Lee, Emma (2002). The Tale of a Whale: Significant Aboriginal landscapes of the northern beaches. Dee Why, NSW: Warringah Council. ISBN 1875116397. 
  • Smith, Linda Tuhiwai (1999). Decolonizing Methodologies : Research and Indigenous Peoples. London & New York, Dunedin NZ: Zed Books, University of Otago Press. ISBN 1877133671. 
  • Langton, Marcia (1998). Burning Questions : Emerging environmental issues for Indigenous peoples in northern Australia. Darwin, NT: Centre for Indigenous Natural and Cultural Resource Management, Northern Territory University. ISBN 9781876483067. 
  • Langton, Marcia (2000). Ann P. Hamblin (ed), ed. "Visions of Future Landscapes". Proceedings of the 1999 Australian Academy of Science Fenner Conference on the Environment, 2–5 May 1999, Canberra. Canberra, ACT: Bureau of Rural Sciences. pp. 169–178.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  • Fesl, Eve Mumewa D. (1993). Conned! Eve Mumewa D. Fesl speaks out on language and the conspiracy of silence. A Koorie perspective. Foreword by Neville Bonner. St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press. ISBN 0702224979. 
  • Fesl, Eve D (1992). "Notions of superiority and inferiority : social Spencerism alive and well". In Bird, Greta. Racial harassment. Clayton, Victoria: National Centre for Crosscultural Studies in Law and Centre for Migrant and Intercultural Studies, Monash University. pp. 17–23. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  • Hill, Rosemary; Baird, Adelaide; Buchanan, David; Denman, Charlie; Fischer, Peter; Gibson, Karen; Johnson, Jimmy; Kerry, Alma; Kulka, George; Madsen, Eddie; Olbar, Alec; Olbar, Lizzie; Pierce, Jack; Shuan, Judy; Shipton, Ena; Shipton, Harry; Smith, Jimmy; Sykes, Rene; Walker, Eileen; Walker, Wilma; Wallace, Peter; Yerry, Bobby; Yougie, Dolly; Ball, Doreen; Barney, Edward; Buchanan, Raymond; Buchanan, Ronald; Denman, Harold; Fischer, Ruben; Gibson, Roy; Talbot, Leah; Tayley, Elizabeth; Tayley, Norman; Walker, Dawn; Walker, Francis; Walker, Kathleen; Wallace, Marilyn; Yougie, Lily (2004).
    Yalanji-Warranga Kaban: Yalanji people of the rainforest fire management book
    . Cairns, QLD, Australia: Little Ramsay Press. ISBN 0-95809-841-7. Retrieved 18 Nov 2013. Lay summaryResearchOnline James Cook University (2011).
     
Australian Aborigines taught themselves thousands of years ago how to build a sustainable society in our fragile landscape. In a unique collaboration, a Swedish knowledge management professor finds out from an Aboriginal cultural custodian how they did it, and what we can learn from them.
Description
We are consuming more than our earth can provide. In Australia, cities and towns struggle to maintain a reliable water supply, climate change triggers droughts which devastate farmland, and fish stocks are running low. It is increasingly clear that we are heading towards collapse if we don’t change direction.
Aboriginal people taught themselves thousands of years ago how to live sustainably in Australia’s fragile landscape. A Scandinavian knowledge management professor meets an Aboriginal cultural custodian and dares to ask the simple but vital question: what can we learn from the traditional Aboriginal lifestyle to create a sustainable society in modern Australia?
Karl-Erik Sveiby and Tex Skuthorpe show how traditional Aboriginal stories and paintings were used to convey knowledge from one generation to the next, about the environment, law and relationships. They reveal the hidden art of four-level storytelling, and discuss how the stories, and the way they were used, formed the basis for a sustainable society. They also explain ecological farming methods, and how the Aboriginal style of leadership created resilient societies.
Treading Lightly takes us on a unique journey into traditional Aboriginal life and culture, and offers a powerful and original model for building sustainable organisations, communities and ecologies. It is a compelling message for today’s world.
KARL-ERIK SVEIBY has for several years been Professor of Knowledge Management at Hanken Business School, Finland, and Honorary Professor at Griffith Graduate School of Management, Brisbane, and at Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney. He is the author of twelve books in business and management.
TEX SKUTHORPE is a Nhunggabarra man from Nhunggal country in northwestern New South Wales and a painter, educator and custodian of traditional law and stories. He was awarded Aboriginal Artist of the Year by NAIDOC in 1990/1991 and currently works with young Aboriginal offenders in Kariong Correctional Centre, New South Wales. 
  • Tobias, Terry (2009). Living Proof: The essential data-collection guide for indigenous use -and-occupancy map surveys. Vancouver, B.C: Ecotrust Canada Union of BC Indian Chiefs. ISBN 1896866069. 
  • Williams, Don (2009) [1981]. Exploring Aboriginal Kinship (book and DVD). The Aboriginal Australian in north eastern Arnhem Land (in English) (facsimile ed.). Winnellie, N.T.: Aboriginal Resource and Development Services Inc.; originally published by the Curriculum Development Centre, Dickson, Canberra, A.C.T. ISBN 0642961999. 
  • Gale, Stephen J. (2003). "Making the European landscape: early contact environmental impact in Australia". In Garner, Barry. Geography’s New Frontiers. Geographical Society of New South Wales conference, University of New South Wales, March 21st & 22nd 2003. (proceedings papers book). Volume 17. pp. 7–16. ISSN 07256248; ISBN. 
  • Rose, Deborah Bird (2004). Reports from a wild country : Ethics for decolonisation. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. ISBN 0868407984. 
  • Butlin, Noel G. (1983). Our Original Aggression: Aboriginal populations of southeastern Australia, 1788-1850. Sydney: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 0868612235. 
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  • Kirkpatrick, Jamie (2006). The Ecologies of Paradise : Explaining the garden next door. Sandy Bay, Tas: Pandani Press. ISBN 064646017X. 
  • Taylor, Sandra G. (1990). Saunders, Denis Allen; Hopkins, Angus John Malcolm; How, R. A., eds. "Australian ecosystems : 200 years of utilization, degradation and reconstruction". Australian Ecosystems : 200 years of utilization, degradation and reconstruction : a symposium held in Geraldton, Western Australia, 28 August-2 September, 1988. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia 16. Chipping Norton, N.S.W.: Surrey Beatty & Sons, for the Ecological Society of Australia. pp. 411–418. ISBN 0949324264. [Abstract:]
The concept of naturalness is implicit in all attempts to assess the extent to which Australian ecosystems have been modified by 200 years of European settlement, as well as by 40,000 years of Aboriginal occupation. Yet, failure to recognise that naturalness is a culturally constructed concept, rather than a universal one, has produced such inconsistency and ambiguity in the terminology used for these assessments that the terminology lacks the precision and ecological rigour required for incorporation in theoretical models of landscape change, and for application to the management of landscape change.
The primary aim of this chapter is to provide a conceptual framework for Australian studies of the modification of natural ecosystems by human intrusion or influences. The meaning of the concept of naturalness in Western technological societies is examined in an attempt to clarify the uncertainty and ambiguity currently associated with the use of the terms "natural landscape", "natural ecosystem" and "natural vegetation". A revised terminology and definitions are presented based on the biocentric concept that places humanity within nature, and treats human intrusion or influences as only one of the many natural agents of landscape change.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  • Brody, Hugh (2002). The Other Side of Eden: Hunter-gatherers, farmers and the shaping of the world. London: Faber. ISBN 057120502X. 
  • Head, Lesley (2000). Second Nature. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. ISBN 0815605870. 
  • Ecological Humanities journal (situated within Australia’s oldest and most prestigious on-line humanities journal: the Australian Humanities Review. Australian National University: Canberra) ISSN 1325-8338
  • Palmo, Tenzin (2011). Into the Heart of Life: Buddhist teachings on wisdom and compassion. Crows Nest, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 9781742375267. 
  • Palmo, Tenzin (2002). Reflections on a Mountain Lake: A western nun talks on practical Buddhism. Crows Nest, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 9781865088105. 
  • Mackenzie, Vicki (1998). Cave in the Snow: A western woman’s quest for enlightenment. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 9780747543893.  – Biography of Tenzin Palmo (aka Dianne Perry) ’s life up to the point of the publication date.
  • Evans-Wentz, Walter Y. (1969). Tibet’s Great Yogi, Milarepa: A biography from the Tibetan, being the Jetsun-Kahbum, or biographical history of Jetsun Milarepa, according to the late Lama Kazi Dawa-Sumdup’s English rendering (2nd ed.). USA: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195003012. 
  • Mackenzie, Vicki (1997) [1995]. Reborn in the West : The story of western men and women reincarnated as Tibetan Lamas. London: Thorsons. ISBN 0722534434. 
  • Charlesworth, Max; Dussart, Françoise; Morphy, Howard, eds. (2005). Aboriginal Religions in Australia: An anthology of recent writings. Aldershot: Ashgate. ISBN 9780754651284. 
  • Charlesworth, Max; Morphy, Howard; Bell, Diane et al., eds. (1984). Religion in Aboriginal Australia: An anthology. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press. ISBN 0702217549. 
  • Denton, Derek (1993). The Pinnacle of Life: Consciousness and self-awareness in humans and animals. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1863733175. 
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Ethnographically, Australian and New Guinean societes are contrasted, the former as hunter-gatherer, the latter as agricultural. This contrast has directed our research to the point where similar kinds of evidence are interpreted in different ways in the two areas. 
  • Denham, Tim (Autumn 2005). "Food for Thought" (full text available to National Library of Australia members). Nature Australia (Sydney, NSW: Australian Museum) 28 (4): 50–55. ISSN 1324-2598. [Abstract:]
Discusses the origins of agriculture in New Guinea. Evidences suggesting early agriculture in the country; Reasons behind the distinctive long-term history of New Guinea compared with other regions of the world where early agriculture developed independently; Factors that can be accounted for the primitive nature of New Guinean societies in comparison with other agricultural lands. 
Although the need to study agriculture in different parts of the world on its ‘own terms’ has long-been recognized and re-affirmed, a tendency persists to evaluate agriculture across the globe using concepts, lines of evidence and methods derived from Eurasian research. However, researchers working in different regions across the globe are becoming increasingly aware of fundamental differences in the nature of, and methods employed to study, agriculture and plant exploitation practices in the past. Contributions to this volume rethink agriculture, whether in terms of existing regional chronologies, in terms of techniques employed, or in terms of the concepts that frame our interpretations. This volume highlights new archaeological and ethnoarchaeological research on early agriculture in understudied non-Eurasian regions, including Island Southeast Asia and the Pacific, the Americas and Africa, to present a more balanced view of the origins and development of agricultural practices around the globe. Sponsored by the World Archaeological Congress. 
This volume, the first in the One World Archaeology series, is a compendium of key papers by leaders in the field of the emergence of agriculture in different parts of the world. Each is supplemented by a review of developments in the field since its publication.
Contributions cover the better known regions of early and independent agricultural development, such as Southwest Asia and the Americas, as well as lesser known locales, such as Africa and New Guinea. Other contributions examine the dispersal of agricultural practices into a region, such as India and Japan, and how introduced crops became incorporated into pre-existing forms of food production.
This reader is intended for students of the archaeology of agriculture, and will also prove a valuable and handy resource for scholars and researchers in the area. 
A key section, in quotation here.
  • Denham, Tim; Mooney, Steven (2008). "Human–environment Interactions in Australia and New Guinea during the Holocene". The Holocene (Sage Publications) 18 (3): 365. ISSN 0959-6836. 
  • Donohue, M.; Denham, T. (2010). "Farming and Language in Island Southeast Asia". Current Anthropology 51 (2): 223–256. doi:10.1086/650991.  edit
  • Denham, T. (October 2011). "Early Agriculture and Plant Domestication in New Guinea and Island Southeast Asia". Current Anthropology 52 (S4): S379–S395. doi:10.1086/658682.  edit
  • Gott, Beth (1982). "Kunzea pomifera - Dawson’s ‘nurt’". The Artefact 7: 13–17. 
  • Gott, Beth (1982). "Ecology of Root Use by the Aborigines of Southern Australia". Archaeology in Oceania 17 (1): 59–67. doi:10.2307/40386580.  edit -Paper presented to International Botanical Congress (13th: 1981: Sydney)-
  • Gott, Beth (1985). Jones, Gwyn P., ed. "The use of seeds by Victorian Aborigines". The Food Potential of Seeds from Australian Native Plants – Colloquium, Deakin University, Melbourne, 7 March 1984. pp. 25–30. ISBN 0730002187. 
  • Irvine, Tony (A.) K. (1985). Jones, Gwyn P., ed. "Commercial prospects for edible nuts of Athertonia diversifolia (C. T. White) L. Johnson and Briggs (Proteaceae), and Elaeocarpus bancroftii F Muell and F. M. Bailey (Elaeocarpaceae)". The Food Potential of Seeds from Australian Native Plants – Colloquium, Deakin University, Melbourne, 7 March 1984. pp. 174–89. ISBN 0730002187. Lay summaryAustralian Forest Grower (Oct 1986) via The Archives of the Rare Fruit Council of Australia (Jan 1989). 
  • Gott, Beth (1985). "Plants mentioned in Dawson’s ‘Australian Aborigines’". The Artefact 10: 3–14. 
  • Gott, Beth (1987). Graeme K. Ward (ed), ed. "Murnong – A Victorian staple food: some nutritional implications.". Archaeology at ANZAAS – The 54th Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, May 1984, Section 25A: Archaeology. Canberra: Canberra Archaeological Society. pp. 111–114. ISBN 9780958862509. 
  • Covacevich, Jeanette; Irvine, Tony (A.) K.; Davis, George (1988). "A Rainforest Pharmacopoeia: Five thousand years of effective medicine". In Pearn, John. Pioneer Medicine in Australia. Brisbane: Amphion Press. pp. 159–174, 299–301. ISBN 0867762683. 
  • Incoll, L. D.; Bonnett, G. D.; Gott, Beth (1989). "Fructans in the underground storage organs of some Australian plants used for food by Aborigines". Journal of Plant Physiology 134 (2): 196–202.  (Congress: International symposium on fructan. 1 1988)
  • Gott, Beth; Conran, John (1991). Victorian Koorie Plants: Some plants used by Victorian Koories for food, fibre, medicines and implements. Hamilton and Western District Museum. Yangennanock Women’s Group, Aboriginal Keeping Place. ISBN 064603846X. 
  • Zola, Nelly; Gott, Beth (1992). Koorie plants, Koorie people : Traditional Aboriginal food, fibre and healing plants of Victoria. Melbourne: Koorie Heritage Trust. ISBN 1875606106. 
  • Gott, Beth (1993). "Use of Victorian plants by Koories". In Foreman, Don B.; Walsh, Neville G. Flora of Victoria 1. Melbourne: Inkata Press. pp. 195–211. ISBN 0909605769. 
  • Gott, Beth (1999). "Cumbungi, Typha species: A staple Aboriginal Food in southern Australia". Australian Aboriginal Studies 1: 33–50. 
  • Gott, Beth (2002). "Fire‐Making in Tasmania: Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absence". Current Anthropology 43 (4): 650–656. doi:10.1086/342430.  edit
  • Gott, Beth (2005). "Aboriginal fire management in south-eastern Australia: Aims and frequency". Journal of Biogeography 32 (7): 1203–1208. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2004.01233.x. 
  • Gott, Beth (2012). "Indigenous burning and the evolution of ecosystem biodiversity". Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 124: 56–60. 
  • Schaffarczyk, Sylvia (2012). "Editorial". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 2. 
  • Rhea, Zane Ma; Russell, Lynette (2012). "Introduction: Understanding Koorie plant knowledge through the ethnobotanic lens. A tribute to Beth Gott". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 3–9. 
  • Gott, Beth; Russell, Lynette; Rhea, Zane Ma (2012). "The world and work of Beth Gott: An interview". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 10–16. 
  • Rhea, Zane Ma (2012). "Knowing country, knowing food: Food security and Aboriginal-settler relations in Victoria". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 17–28. 
  • Cahir, Fred (2012). "Murnong: Much more than a food". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 29–39. 
  • Hercus, Luise (2012). "Trees from the dreaming". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 40–49. 
  • Nash, Daphne (2012). "'Heritage knowledge': Indigenous people and fibre plants on the NSW South Coast". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 50–58. 
  • Atchison, Jennifer; Head, Lesley (2012). "Yam landscapes: The biogeography and social life of Australian 'Dioscorea'". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 59–74. 
  • Fullagar, Richard; Wallis, Lynley A. (2012). "Usewear and phytoliths on bedrock grinding patches, Pilbara, north-western Australia". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 75–87. 
  • Lewis, Tara M (2012). "A plant macrofossil identification tool for South-Western Victoria". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 88–98. 
  • Clarke, Anne (2012). "Waterlilies: Confessions of a failed ethnobotanist". Artefact: the Journal of the Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria, The. 35: 99–103. 
Across Australia, early Europeans commented again and again that the land looked like a park. With extensive grassy patches and pathways, open woodlands and abundant wildlife, it evoked a country estate in England. Bill Gammage has discovered this was because Aboriginal people managed the land in a far more systematic and scientific fashion than we have ever realised.
For over a decade, he has examined written and visual records of the Australian landscape. He has uncovered an extraordinarily complex system of land management using fire, the life cycles of native plants, and the natural flow of water to ensure plentiful wildlife and plant foods throughout the year.
We know Aboriginal people spent far less time and effort than Europeans in securing food and shelter, and now we know how they did it. With details of land-management strategies from around Australia, The Biggest Estate on Earth rewrites the history of this continent, with huge implications for us today. Once Aboriginal people were no longer able to tend their country, it became overgrown and vulnerable to the hugely damaging bushfires we now experience.
… And what we think of as virgin bush in a national park is nothing of the kind.  Interview about the book, 11 Oct 2011. Recent talk, contextualised for Melbourne history, 27 October 2011.
  • Archer, Michael; Beale, Bob (2004). Going Native : Living in the Australian environment. Sydney: Hodder. ISBN 0733615228. 
  • Walsh, F. J. (2009). "Rupert Gerritsen: Australia and the origins of agriculture [Book Review]". GeoJournal 74 (5): 499–501. doi:10.1007/s10708-009-9280-y.  edit
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Hitherto, the earliest archaeological finds of domestic cereals in southwestern Asia have involved wheats and barleys dating from the beginning of the Holocene, 11–12000 calendar years ago. New evidence from the site of Abu Hureyra suggests that systematic cultivation of cereals in fact started well before the end of the Pleistocene by at least 13000 years ago, and that rye was among the first crops. The evidence also indicates that hunter-gatherers at Abu Hureyra first started cultivating crops in response to a steep decline in wild plants that had served as staple foods for at least the preceding four centuries. The decline in these wild staples is attributable to a sudden, dry, cold, climatic reversal equivalent to the ‘Younger Dryas’ period. At Abu Hureyra, therefore, it appears that the primary trigger for the occupants to start cultivating caloric staples was climate change. It is these beginnings of cultivation in the late Pleistocene that gave rise to the integrated grain-livestock Neolithic farming systems of the early Holocene. 
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  • Zapata, Lydia; Peña-Chocarro, Leonor; Pérez-Jordá, Guillem; Stika, Hans-Peter (2004). "Early Neolithic Agriculture in the Iberian Peninsula". Journal of World Prehistory 18 (4). 
  • Belyaeva, Yu. A.; Dubynin, V. A.; Stovolosov, I.; Kamensky, A. A. (2008). "Neurotropic Activity of Exorphins with Different Affinity to the Opioid Receptors of m and d-Types". Neurochemical Journal 2 (1-2). 
  • Gritsai, O. B.; Dubynin, V. A.; Bespalova, Zh. D.; Pilipenko, V. E. (2009). "Effects of Several Exorphins and Endorphins on the Escape Reaction of the Cockroach Periplaneta americana under Elevated Temperature Conditions". Journal of Evolutionary Biochemistry and Physiology 45 (4): 476–483. 
  • Hayden, B.; Canuel, N.; Shanse, J. (2012). "What Was Brewing in the Natufian? An Archaeological Assessment of Brewing Technology in the Epipaleolithic". Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory Jan. 
  • Wadley, Greg; Martin, Angus (1993). "The Origins of Agriculture: A biological perspective and a new hypothesis". Australian Biologist 6: 95–105.  This older paper has both: some crucial insights and some evidently very incorrect preconceptions—errors, it’s extremely partial (or ethnocentrically–partisan) in its value. With this in mind, please read it—it’s important in its crucial insights—read out the errors (by using other scholarly study). Their still–partial update is here to help you read out the real errors. Be certain, the 'Western' foods drugs are real, and not errors.
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  • Telopea journal (of NSW Herbarium. NSW Government, Sydney).
  • Muelleria: ("A research journal published by Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne since 1955." Victorian Government, Melbourne).
  • Mizutani, K. (2006). "An Examination Using Seeds in Clay Pellets for Reforestation of Devastated Land". Journal of the Japanese Forest Society 88 (2): 126–130. doi:10.4005/jjfs.88.126.  edit
  • Whitby, Coralie (1981). Eco-Gardening : The six priorities. Adelaide: Rigby. ISBN 0727013505. 
  • Saunders, Denis A.; Craig, John L.; Mattiske, Elizabeth M., eds. (1996). Nature Conservation 4: The Role of Networks. Chipping Norton: Surrey Beatty & Sons. ISBN 0949324655. 
  • Craig, J. L., ed. (2000). Conservation in Production Environments: Managing the Matrix. Nature Conservation 5. Surrey Beatty & Sons. ISBN 9780949324887. 
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  • 敏郎 (Toshiro), 渡邉 (Watanabe); Skrzypczak, Edmund R.; Snowden, Paul, eds. (Sep 2004). 新和英大辞典 第5版 Kenkyūsha's New Japanese-English Dictionary』 (Shin wa-ei daijiten) (CDROM). Tōkyo: 研究社 (Kenkyūsha). ISBN 978-4-7674-7201-0. 
  • International Programs (1996). Irasuto Nippon marugoto jiten / Japan at a Glance. Tōkyo: Kōdansha. ISBN 4770020805. 
  • Horiuchi, Katsuaki; Ishiyama, Kōichi (1997). Shogakukan Pocket Progressive Japanese-English/English-Japanese Dictionary. (2nd ed.). Tōkyo: Shōgakkan. ISBN 4095060220. 
  • Habein, Yaeko (1991). The Complete Guide to Everyday Kanji. Tōkyo New York: Kōdansha International. Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha America. ISBN 4770015097. 
  • Hudson, Mutsuko (1994). English Grammar for Students of Japanese. Ann Arbor: Olivia and Hill Press. ISBN 9780934034166. 
  • Corwin, Charles (1994). A Dictionary of Japanese and English Idiomatic Equivalents. Tōkyo: Kōdansha International. ISBN 4770018436. 
  • Makino, Seiichi (1989). A dictionary of basic Japanese grammar / Nihongo kihon bunpō jiten. Tokyo, Japan: Japan Times. ISBN 9784789004541. 
  • Makino, Seiichi (1995). A dictionary of intermediate Japanese grammar / Nihongo bunpō jiten (chūkyū hen). Tokyo: Japan Times. ISBN 9784789007757. 
  • A discussion with some good writing on the subject of WWWJDIC? : here.