Tag Archives: kimberley region

thriving when warm …

Just like humans wanting to escape to Broome in winter here in Australia, or Florida in the USA, mammals appear to thrive in warmer temperatures according to many research papers over a few years, summarised here: Mammals in a CO2-Enriched … Continue reading

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the dinosaur story of Broome’s coast …

This seasons dinosaur footprint research with Dr Steve Salisbury, a Palaeontologist from the University of Queensland has finished. King tides are over until September, so tracks will be hidden by the sea for much of the time until then. Steve … Continue reading

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wild horses near Broome …

Caught a rare glimpse of some of our rescued wild horses near Broome this morning.I had to use full zoom to get this close, as did the next video: These horses were rescued from Theda Station in the North Kimberley … Continue reading

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Roebuck Bay’s rare dolphin species …

Research continues on the rare Snubfin Dolphin found close to Broome in Roebuck Bay, lots of images found at the link:   Latest abundance estimate of snubfin dolphins in Roebuck Bay released MUCRU researchers have today released a new report … Continue reading

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continuing dinosaur hunting using drone technology …

Drone technology is now a tool that helps to identify and follow dinosaur footprints from the James Price Point area and all along the coast north of Broome at low tide.  Dr Steve Salisbury is pictured here along with traditional … 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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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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more oil and gas …

Green(ies) will not be happy. More oil found, nearly ready for pumping. Kimberley oil production closer as native title deal reached West Australian company Buru Energy moves a step closer to beginning commercial oil production in the Kimberley. A small … Continue reading

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back to the bush … 3

This recent trip was to target the local nut tree, Terminalia cunninghamii. Click to enlarge: The fruit:More groundcovers:

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back to the bush … 1

Just a few images of a short field trip, this image, an insect predator … A Bloodwood tree, oozing resin from a fire wound.

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