Category Archives: Broome/Kimberley

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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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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beach flotsam …

Strange items find their way onto Cable Beach, Broome, click to enlarge jellies and other images. Yes, they are my footprints overlaying the sand bubbles.

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frakking fraud activism …

Anti-frakking hystericals have failed to read and understand the science,  instead, insist on follow the fraudsters: Anti-fracking activist sticks by industry “expert” who was proven to be a fraud Oct 14, 2014 8:01 PM by Jazz Shaw … The local … Continue reading

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the mud reef garden, exposed, Part 5 …

The scenery this morning on Cable Beach, Broome, calm, with dawn reflections, click to enlarge images:

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reef images on Cable Beach, part4 …

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