Author Archives: Tom Harley

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc.

‘their’ ABC, trashed …

Just like Alice down the rabbit hole, ‘their’ ABC lacks reality: [...]  But mostly, instead of challenging, diverse, fact-based and intelligent reporting and discussion, the ABC joins the Fairfax tabloids and left-wing websites in a mindless pursuit of jejune click bait. … Continue reading

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wild and still free …

Earlier this year, some local wild horses came to check out the ‘treat supply’, and meet with ecologist Craig Downer. Ecologist, Craig Downer from the US,  recently visited these horses near Broome. He had this comment to make: “Such a … Continue reading

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the wrong signal …

The BoM reports that we are likely for a slightly below average cyclone season in the North West this year. That makes a change as most recent years they have wrongly forecast above average cyclone seasons. Tropical Cyclones – Is … Continue reading

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legless …

A beautiful Burton’s Legless Lizard, identified by Mark Richmond as  Lialis burtonis. Mark Richmond is from Crocodile Encounters, Sydney, click to enlarge: Found on sand at Cable Beach by photographer Mark Carroll.

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Kimberley wild horse country …

Last month’s trek through the SE Kimberley, where three deserts meet, was full of unexpected results. Some are now downloaded here, click to enlarge: Horses, Also the odd dromedary:

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double the power …

Despite the inability to produce more life-giving CO2, I can go with this, benefits all round. Save the wildlife and build a dam: Global boom in hydropower underway, more expected this decade From the University of Copenhagen: Global boom in hydropower … Continue reading

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it’s a food bonanza … more CO2 please

Great: Newsbytes: World food production at record levels Despite all the gloom and doom from people like Paul Ehrlich and the warmers who say global warming will stunt food production, the reality is far different. It seems the increase in … Continue reading

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wild horse enlightenment …

The science on the impact of wild horses and the environment is now in. The benefits outweigh the negatives. The only reason that authorities have used to demonize wild horses is falsified. It was all about the money, or they … Continue reading

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wild horses and mustangs … Craig Downer visits Australia

My fortunate nature trek last month to Lake Gregory, Paruku, the junction of 3 deserts in Western Australia, was a great, if somewhat sad story. Late last year, the WA Government, via Department of Agriculture held several helicopter sorties around … Continue reading

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green mushrooms …

Stolen from cartoonist Paul Zanetti’s Facebook page, a Bill Leak masterpiece:

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