Tag Archives: nature

colour in the centre, Alice Springs …

Yeras ago, I travelled to Alice Springs to help start a scientific investigation into┬áthe Bush Yams through collecting samples and DNA. I was taken by the wide range of desert species abounding in the Desert Park showpiece display centre, where … Continue reading

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deep fried solar ‘streamers’ …

The bird cookers want more free money, to pay off their ‘loans’ it seems, despite mega problems for the wildlife passing by the solar farm, it’s no wonder Google adjusts climate algorhythms, they would be big losers without the ‘globull … Continue reading

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global cooling now …

It appears we are much cooler now than a few thousand years ago, researchers now admit. Now the ..it hits the fan, this is not the talking points the ‘warmies’ agreed to. Hotter by about 2.5C, with marginal (to life) … Continue reading

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Laurie Sampi, environmental stalwart to the end …

Very difficult to get a photo of Laurie, shy to the end. Thanks Laurie for being a great help and indigenous mentor for the environment. Laurie passed away after a short illness last week. Laurie has worked with me as … Continue reading

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loving the monsoon …

Superb rainfall over the last few days, where it’s not all at once, has fallen over all of the Kimberley. Cape Leveque even had 400mm overnight, though it was an outlier. Gutters are not needed here: and sometimes, it’s hard … Continue reading

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sight-seeing West Kimberley icons …

…Sights in Broome have to include dinosaur footprints, sunrise and sunsets over beaches, the bird life, and riding a camel on Cable Beach.Sunset above, and below, a sunrise over Roebuck Bay. Followed by Pandanus Palms and camels. Of course, a … Continue reading

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flora and fauna …

…Some favorites

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looking after the environment …

…Some wild friends, grazing around the Melaleucas (Paperbark trees), creating a fire break. The nearby swamps have been badly burned in the last couple of decades from late season fires, destroying many large old trees. The bushfires on less grazed … Continue reading

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breakaway desert country …

The north of the Great Sandy Desert features the Edgar Range, an amazing and refreshing landscape.

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living with wattles …

…Wattles (Acacias) are homes to many species, plant and animal, as well as a food source. So it’s always interesting to find such a wide variety. Australia is home to a couple of thousand or more different species. Pictured above … Continue reading

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