Category Archives: Pilbara

avoiding the consequences …

The rehabilitation of mine-sites across Western Australia has been a litany of failure on many fronts, particularly in ‘out of the way’ Northern regional areas. Photographer Hugh Brown is concerned. Hugh Brown This is a blight on the industry that … Continue reading

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environmental hypocrisy uncovered … fossil fools

Fossil fuel’s are less damaging to the environment than renewables. What the Green movement doesn’t tell us, is where their electricity and batteries originate. It doesn’t fit the pocket-lining agenda. Batteries use Lithium, lead, zinc and other materials. Here is … Continue reading

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frakking nonsense …

I wonder where the funds come from for this. Dear Frack Free Kimberley Community Group EOI – Frack Free Kimberley Community Group – Senior Campaigner As you know the Canning Basin is estimated to have more unconventional gas than the … Continue reading

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oldest Australians …

At least 50,000 years old. Barrow Island was once a part of the mainland until 7,500 years ago: UWA researcher and PhD student Kane Ditchfield excavating Boodie Cave, on Barrow Island off Western Australia. Picture: Ingrid Ward Boodie Cave midden … Continue reading

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frakking on, but not with the left …

  Hello Frack Free Kimberley community! Another year has passed and we are happy to report that there has NOT been any fracking by Buru’s at the headwaters of the Roebuck Plains, although unfortunately they did frack at the Valhalla … Continue reading

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a seedy time …

Checking through some seeds this week. There is such a wide range of seeds, pods, the way they sit in the capsules, the way they naturally disperse, and process ready for germination:

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desert trekking …

A few days, and a lot of kilometres driven, my trek into the ‘hottest and warmest’, was not quite that. The Great Sandy Desert was somewhat overcast with a few showers, some water on the track, and a fire in … Continue reading

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the hottest and driest, a field trip …

I am in the planning stage for a field trip this weekend into Australia’s hottest environment, the Great Sandy Desert. Nature’s wonderland Posted by Kwongan Foundation on Tuesday, 6 October 2015   https://s-static.ak.facebook.com/connect/xd_arbiter/YKPvjVoWVGb.js?version=41#channel=f44dc6191cef64&origin=https%3A%2F%2Fpindanpost.wordpress.com These links are to some images I have … Continue reading

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here’s looking at you …

There’s always something watching me on field trips, barking owls, donkeys and more.

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northwestplants.net …

I have just begun a new site, to aid in the identification of plant species of the Kimberley and Pilbara. I have set it out on a WordPress site, to keep it as simple as possible. northwestplants.net One of the … Continue reading

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