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weird marine life, at Cable Beach … Pt1

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tidal salt marsh environment …

Tidal salt marshes are an interesting environment, unusual colours, plants and animals, except for wild horses. These are adjacent to Willie’s Creek, a large tidal creek about 20km north of Broome. Plant species include Samphires, Jacksonia, Mangroves, Paperbarks, salt tolerant … Continue reading

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Roebuck Bay, Broome … shoreline

…William Dampier, ‘buccaneer’ and ships’ captain, wandered these shores centuries ago, click to enlarge:

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the pink woodland of Australia’s north …

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Green panic over democracy …

Green socialists worry about democracy. Seriously?: xxxxxxxx shared a link. A timeline of the governments recent moves to silence NGOs, and what this means for democracy. Via The Conversation. theconversation.com  Caitlin Pilkington Silencing NGO’s a priority for this government who … Continue reading

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picking …

The new plant Nursery is almost reticulated, seeds are being collected, but the smoke  and fire is not helping and keeping us away… … lots of seed picking to do over the next three months, subject to fire of course.

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burning the Dampier Peninsula …

 Video Fiercely burning fires are devastating large tracts of bush surrounding Broome.  The Dampier Peninsula (20000 km2), is now almost 70% burnt, and with  strong Easterlies today, now has several fronts marching towards the coast. Check the inter-active fire map here: … 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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“dominant (Green) culture … alienating”

The ‘Elite Green’ conundrum rears it’s ugly head. [...]A new report, released today, shows that the staffs of mainstream green groups have been overrepresented with white men despite the groups’ intentions to be more colorful. One of its most damning … Continue reading

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Brolga haven …

Brolgas in front of paperbark trees in a conservation park just north of Broome … Brolgas are Australia’s largest crane, click to enlarge.

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