Tag Archives: nature

Big milestone …

Finally reached the 250,000 page view magical number. Having this site and two other specific interest websites has contributed enormously to my education and general knowledge, and I hope to many readers who visit this site. Thanks to all for … Continue reading

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the brilliance of more CO2 …

Eleven times more growth in new forests! Surprisingly, a BBC report: Rainforest regrowth boosts carbon capture, study shows By Mark Kinver, Environmental reporter BBC News   Newly grown rainforests can absorb 11 times as much carbon from the atmosphere as old-growth … Continue reading

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hottest Australia, over a century ago …

Before the freaking becomes too widespread over the spate of recent wildfires, and blaming climate change, I refer them to this. Australia’s hottest month, 1896: January 1896 – Hottest Month In Australia’s History Posted on January 9, 2016 by stevengoddard … Continue reading

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reptilian gallery …

Reptiles pictured over the last several years from all over the Kimberley. Many others I haven’t been able to get close enough. Two, however are from elsewhere, see if you can pick them. Click to enlarge …

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Broome’s Green Army … greening the Kimberley

Just approved, courtesy of the Federal Government, our many Green Army Projects for the Broome area. (pdf pages 43-45) These projects will be ongoing for the next 18 months, in 3 stages of 6 months each. The host is Mamabulanjin … Continue reading

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tracking …

…The red Pindan sand is in stark contrast to beach sand in the images from the Kimberley here.

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CO2 caused …

Another ’caused by CO2′ meme? Why not, it causes everything else. This time, the meme is right, more CO2 in the last few years has: 1/ GOOD NEWS: Global poverty has fallen below 10% for the first time ever. 2/ … Continue reading

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some like it hot …

Now I’ve seen everything. Another item to add to the ‘climate change causes’ list: Apparently crocs don’t like it hot. These people ought to get out more. The wet season features cold rain and swollen rivers! For 200 million years … Continue reading

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atmospheric CO2 as “the elixir of life.” …

Working with four native tree species of China (Schima superba, Ormosia pinnatta, Castanopsis hystrix and Acmena acuminatissima) over the period of time from January 2006 to January 2010, Li et al. (2015) studied the effects of an approximate 300 ppm … Continue reading

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Beachside fruits of the sea …

A word from my sponsor, my new plant identification site, and an other of our group’s  own photographs. A wonderful tree with an important edible fruit in the middle of our tropical Winter. The ‘Mamajen’, Mimusops elengi, grows behind dunes … Continue reading

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