Category Archives: Broome/Kimberley

the next ‘superfood’ … Gubinge

Our project aims have now been pushed by the local media. The basic premise behind our plant nursery in Broome is a part of the ABC item below. We are steadily working this particular species of bush fruit, locally called Gubinge, … Continue reading

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termites, worms, winners …

I camped next to a termite mound in the Great Sandy Desert a few years ago, and watched a new room being finished off just after sunrise. An amazing piece of construction by tiny insects, using materials close at hand. … Continue reading

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new life after fire …

Hitting the bush this week, to see the regeneration following severe fires late last year. The Solanums are flowering profusely, showing their ability to adapt to fire. Solanums are known locally as Bush Tomatoes, yet a number of species are … Continue reading

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today’s lesson …

University Pulls Funding For Think Tank Because It’s Run By A Global Warming Skeptic   ‘What is the lesson for young academics?’ Pathetic, being punked by the Green Blob. The UWA ought to be extremely embarrassed. “What is the lesson … Continue reading

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Cable Beach calm …

Click to enlarge a beautiful calm and serene Cable Beach evening, Broome. What the tourists see:

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thriving when warm …

Just like humans wanting to escape to Broome in winter here in Australia, or Florida in the USA, mammals appear to thrive in warmer temperatures according to many research papers over a few years, summarised here: Mammals in a CO2-Enriched … Continue reading

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Chile’s volcanic haze reaches Broome? …

Years ago, when Mt Pinatubo blew in the Phillipines, Broome was subjected to some amazing sunsets. I am not sure, but I cannot fathom any other reason for this hazy sunset tonight than Chile’s recent volcanic explosions. I guess if … Continue reading

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the dinosaur story of Broome’s coast …

This seasons dinosaur footprint research with Dr Steve Salisbury, a Palaeontologist from the University of Queensland has finished. King tides are over until September, so tracks will be hidden by the sea for much of the time until then. Steve … Continue reading

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wild horses near Broome …

Caught a rare glimpse of some of our rescued wild horses near Broome this morning.I had to use full zoom to get this close, as did the next video: These horses were rescued from Theda Station in the North Kimberley … Continue reading

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Roebuck Bay’s rare dolphin species …

Research continues on the rare Snubfin Dolphin found close to Broome in Roebuck Bay, lots of images found at the link:   Latest abundance estimate of snubfin dolphins in Roebuck Bay released MUCRU researchers have today released a new report … Continue reading

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