Tag Archives: nature

the next Big adventure …

No postings from now until Monday night, while I take a 2000+km trek to the junctions of the Tanami Desert, the Gibson Desert and the Great Sandy Desert. An expedition to study the ecology of flora and fauna where there … Continue reading

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benefits of higher CO2 shown in trials … the greening

Tropical tree research on increased CO2 levels show extraordinary increases in woody material. This scientific work has now been going for almost 2 decades, and the result is in, CO2 is a huge boon to the environment. Tropical Trees: How … Continue reading

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desert plant field trip …

A change this weekend, from a marine to a desert environment, cut short with a seized water pump to my Landcruiser, and a long tow back to Broome: Managed a few plant images, shown here, click to enlarge:    

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the astonishing mud reef … Pt5

Every time I look at these high resolution images from the mud reef at Cable beach, i am astonished. The variety and form of life in this zone, only exposed at very low King tides, is truly amazing, and makes … Continue reading

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Cable Beach marine life … Pt4

Some more life from Cable Beach, Broome, and the mud reef at very low tides. Click to enlarge, twice for highest resolution …       Not everything is fixed to the mud. The fish tried hiding behind an encrusted … Continue reading

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blame CO2 …

An excellent result, showing why CO2 does this world a service increasing our biomass. Review finds global biomass production continues to rise at a remarkable rate A new review by SPPI and CO2 Science: For the Full Report in PDF … Continue reading

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sensational flora and fauna of Cable Beach … Pt3

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weird marine life, at Cable Beach … Pt1

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lowest tide at Cable Beach …

Dawn this morning, with King tides, Cable Beach is a different looking environment than what most tourists see. The large, living, mud reef is fully exposed, yet few were out to see all the wonderful and weird animal and plant … Continue reading

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Crab Creek environs, Roebuck Bay, Broome …

Another sunny Kimberley day … Crab Creek is in the NE corner of Roebuck Bay, about 10 km from Broome, ‘as the crow flies’. Low tide shows a very different view of the mudflats compared with the Broome side of … Continue reading

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