Tag Archives: travel

East Kimberley revisited …

Each year I manage a trip or two to the other side of the Kimberley. Distances here are enormous, and a trip to the WA/NT border are is over 2 thousand km return.  Many of our revegetation activities have been … Continue reading

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the port of Broome …

The Port of Broome is subject to massive tidal ranges, with the biggest movement of ten metres. Handling logistics for the Browse Basin offshore Gas field is it’s main use, followed by the live export cattle trade. Click on images … Continue reading

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up the beach …

Barred Creek, about 30km north of Broome is a popular fishing and camping destination for locals. It has everything, beaches, creeks, sandstone rocks, fossil trees, mangroves, fish and flowers. Oh, and a very good exercise area for dogs. To top … Continue reading

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here’s looking at you …

There’s always something watching me on field trips, barking owls, donkeys and more.

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peddlers of fraud …

At last, seen for what they really are: THOSE conservationists and wacky scientists who waged a jihad against Queensland by falsely claiming that the Great Barrier Reef was in danger because of degradation and over-development should leave the state and … Continue reading

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hype powered cars …

Coal powered to diesel powered electric cars. Heh. Wishful thinking from the environmentalist movement has pictured alternative energy as a suitable alternative to coal, gas and nuclear power. Ignoring the need for coal to make steel, and enormous amounts of … Continue reading

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creatures …

A lot of the world’s environment is still unknown: National Geographic Top 10 New Species: Cartwheeling Spider, Psychedelic Sea Slug Since 2008, the State University of New York’s International Institute for Species Exploration has recognized the weirdest and most fascinating … Continue reading

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the dinosaur story of Broome’s coast …

This seasons dinosaur footprint research with Dr Steve Salisbury, a Palaeontologist from the University of Queensland has finished. King tides are over until September, so tracks will be hidden by the sea for much of the time until then. Steve … Continue reading

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incredible rowboat escape to Australia from Java … WW2

I have read all the diary pages from one of the escapees, a pilot, Flt Sgt John Lovegrove, of this ‘great escape’ from the Japanese invasion of SE Asia. The lifeboat was called ‘The Scorpion’. An amazing story: NAME: Athol Snook … Continue reading

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continuing dinosaur hunting using drone technology …

Drone technology is now a tool that helps to identify and follow dinosaur footprints from the James Price Point area and all along the coast north of Broome at low tide.  Dr Steve Salisbury is pictured here along with traditional … Continue reading

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