Category Archives: Environment

spider climaphobia …

The giant spider climate story which simply won’t die Guest essay by Eric Worrall The giant spider climate story is making the rounds again. The story is, if we don’t mend our wicked ways, we’re going to end living a … Continue reading

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seedling bonanza …

The native plant nursery has been going full swing lately, with our Work for the Dole teams doing exceptionally well. Check out the quality of seedlings pictured: Our own seed raising potting mix is used, and little to no added … Continue reading

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bayside, low tide on Roebuck Bay …

Roebuck Bay at low tide. The shoreline in the distance is 10km away. Dampier Creek runs out on the other side of the mangroves. Another boatload of climate refugees visited yesterday. The Port is 6 km from where the pic … Continue reading

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the ‘evil’ genius of the Hon Christopher Pyne …

Dr Bjorn Lomborg, an economics Professor and believer in AGW, is vilified by the Green/Left AGW ideologues, along with the Hon Christopher Pyne, Education Minister, and the Abbott Government for delivering $4million to UWA to employ him. The sacred gravy … Continue reading

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wasp …

This wasp like creature with the bug eyes was cleaning out his burrow Click to enlarge:

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flowering streets …

Malvaceae species, above, and Convolvulaceae below,  growing in gardens and landscaping provides great colour. The images below are Ipomoea costata, followed by the white flowering ground cover, Davenportia davenportii, both on a Broome street verge. Click to enlarge

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honey on tap …

It’s the bee’s knees, the saying goes. In this case the inventor’s have hit the ‘honey pot’, literally. A new invention for bee keepers to be able to just turn the tap on, and watch it pour. https://fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net/rsrc.php/v1/yA/r/ihTyLMRZTQk.swf  Amazing Invention … Continue reading

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carbon munching …

I hadn’t seen this fungus before, it’s quite pretty, click to enlarge: More carbon munchers, caterpillars do the leaves, fungus, the trunks and mulch: Termites munch the rest inside ‘pindan posts’.

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not wrong …

A reply to a question about changing minds, becomes a discussion between electrical engineers, physicists, meteorologists and more fascinating reading about feed-backs, pauses and gains, only part understanding, but the conclusions are easily understood. The banter is easy and funny, … Continue reading

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“blessings of higher temps and CO2″ …

A new paper finds out that the main agenda (twin evils) outcome for climate scientists is wrong: The Growth & Water Use Efficiency of Two Tree Species Since 1850 (7 April 2015) Have the two phenomena been helped or hurt … Continue reading

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