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the gas that greens the planet … Dr Matt Ridley

Some more of that CO2 please. The greening of the earth continues due to the extra CO2 pouring out of Indian and Chinese power stations. Dr Matt Ridley, in this video posted by Geoff Brown, sets out the case: Matt … Continue reading

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carbon breakdown …

  Munching mulch is what these fungi do, common in the tropics after rain, which we are anticipating in the next few weeks. As long ago as 12 years ago, science knew how good fungi are in the increased CO2 … Continue reading

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the looming wet season …

The cicadas have started their evening chorus, tree frogs croaking their way into relationships, male and female barking owls getting excited, Broome’s annual ‘wet season’ is close. Most storms give glancing blows at this time of year, one morning last … Continue reading

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come in, ‘Spinners’ …

Video of the rare Dwarf Spinning Dolphins at Price’s Point, just 60km north of Broome:   James Price Point Spinners Short film of the James Price Point Spinners with Simon Allen, Research Biologist, Murdoch University, Perth, WA. Location: Broome, The … Continue reading

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horse treatments … or mis-treatment of horses

Australian bureaucrats and government agencies have committed a series of animal cruelty acts in their endeavor to rid the outback of what they call ‘feral horses’ by shooting them from helicopters. This, despite their history of helping civilization for thousands … Continue reading

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another local garden dragon …

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homely dragon …

GILBERT’S DRAGON Amphibolurus Lophognathus … A number of these inhabit my garden, often teasing the dogs. Nicknamed the Ta-ta Lizard for it’s propensity to wave an arm at every stop. They are very good at keeping still, before racing off … Continue reading

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ancient horse culture …

An interesting post on the Raxa Collective about ‘rewilding’ horses. Sounds what unethical cattle station owners have done here in Australia to the Stockhorse. Makes the research from  “The Wild Horse Conspiracy” author, Craig Downer, and others, even more important. … Continue reading

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under the waves, Roebuck Bay, Broome

The wealth of the environment surrounding Broome is astounding. It’s just that you can’t often see it. Our own impact on Roebuck Bay must remain small so these rare mammals’ ecology remains pristine. Broome Seagrass and Roebuck Bay Working Group … Continue reading

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wild and still free …

Earlier this year, some local wild horses came to check out the ‘treat supply’, and meet with ecologist Craig Downer. Ecologist, Craig Downer from the US,  recently visited these horses near Broome. He had this comment to make: “Such a … Continue reading

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