Tag Archives: environment

back to the bush … station life

Station country in both Kimberley and Pilbara areas that I visit on field trips are covered in this interesting blog with guest posters from cattle station women. My brother managed Liveringa Station in the ’60s, when it was a sheep … Continue reading

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unclassified, and extremely remote, species …

The Kimberley and adjacent regions have many remote inaccessible areas, which means that much of the flora and fauna is unclassified. Geoff Vivian reports: Remote Kimberley teeming with unclassified life. I have heard many strange frog calls on field trips … Continue reading

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why I moved to the tropics …

Whatever happened to Globull warming? ABC Central West‘s photo. Is this the coldest? ABC Central West Sorry Goulburn, you’ve been usurped. This is cold … I’m thinking, heavy dew? Or did someone leave a sprinkler on. So, it must be … Continue reading

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the tomato business from the bush …

Bush tomatos are a strong commercial possibility for cultivation, something we will be looking at in the near future … http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bushtelegraph/bush-tomato/5652550 [...] The plant in question is the bush tomato, also known as the bush raisin, a very close relative … Continue reading

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cooler and wiser, except for Lurch … lecturing Africans

No CO2 warming after all, says : BOMBSHELL: Study shows greenhouse gas induced warming dropped for the past 14 years [...] The findings contradict the main tenet of AGW theory which states increasing greenhouse gases including the primary greenhouse gas … Continue reading

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gardens in the desert, species …

Click to enlarge, more images of desert species found on the Kidson Track …

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traps in the honey-pot …

What, climate change not killing off the bees after all? … (pollination halved) Why the Buzz About a Bee-pocalypse Is a Honey Trap Populations of the pollinators are not declining and a ban on neonic pesticides would devastate U.S. agriculture. … Continue reading

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beaching it, earlier this year …

Click to enlarge … March 2014 The next day:

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desert trekking …

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the desert, unburnt … blooming

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