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the ocean floor off Cable Beach … exposed

Following on from the latest series on the mud reef off Cable beach, Broome, this article has appeared discussing the qualities of Ocean water, salinity and pH. One of the best descriptions of the processes involved you are ever likely … Continue reading

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Cable Beach at low tide …

More from the low King tide last weekend, click to enlarge:

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low tide exposes mud reef …

Another series of images from Cable Beach, where a mud reef becomes exposed by very low tides. The wealth of life in the mud is astonishing. At high tide this is 30 feet deep here. Click to enlarge: 

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Broome’s tidal wonder …

Twice a year, Broome is subject to a wonder of science. Where does all that water come from, and go to. Over ten metres of water column advances in just a bit over 6 hours, then disappears just as quick. … Continue reading

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Cable Beach marine life … exposed

Another set of sensational images of the large and varied flora and fauna exposed by the low King tide last weekend. Click to enlarge:

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weird animals of the exposed reef … Cable Beach

Cable Beach at low King tide uncovers a host of plant and animal life. The first sample of this years low King tides:

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Broome’s maximum annual tides …

King tides have arrived in Broome, with the second lowest this morning, just over 10 metres lower than midday’s high, the 2nd highest for the year. The reef off Cable Beach is left high and dry at dawn, leaving an … Continue reading

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project Savannah …

Rapid progress toward implementing a Savannah enrichment program on indigenous outstations is keeping me away from the computer for long periods. A good thing, I think. Producing thousands tens of thousands of trees, helpful to indigenous incomes and culture, is … Continue reading

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flora as medicine …

What can this plant species not be good for: Curcumin proved effective at combating cancer WA SCIENTISTS have helped re-affirm that curcumin, a chemical compound found in turmeric, is a safe and promising treatment for most cancers and other inflammation-driven … Continue reading

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wildlife ‘art’ …

Australian wildlife, what tourists are not shown: shared artFido – fetching art‘s video. You have GOT to see this, it’s the one the Tourism Board doesn’t want shown x https://fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net/rsrc.php/v1/yZ/r/ROUsF2ocxqT.swf   artFido – fetching art This is Aus-tralia!  

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