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the next Big adventure …

No postings from now until Monday night, while I take a 2000+km trek to the junctions of the Tanami Desert, the Gibson Desert and the Great Sandy Desert. An expedition to study the ecology of flora and fauna where there … Continue reading

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telling the tale …

  H/T Greenie Watch

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desert plant field trip …

A change this weekend, from a marine to a desert environment, cut short with a seized water pump to my Landcruiser, and a long tow back to Broome: Managed a few plant images, shown here, click to enlarge:    

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Crab Creek environs, Roebuck Bay, Broome …

Another sunny Kimberley day … Crab Creek is in the NE corner of Roebuck Bay, about 10 km from Broome, ‘as the crow flies’. Low tide shows a very different view of the mudflats compared with the Broome side of … Continue reading

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the dangerous follies of foreign correspondents with “a feeling of superiority” … especially those residing in 5 star hotels

A fascinating read from a Middle East journalist, this column describes what’s wrong with journalism over a host of controversial topics including politics and climate change. The behaviour of many journalists, and more especially their masters, is atrocious. Via The … Continue reading

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the pink woodland of Australia’s north …

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picking …

The new plant Nursery is almost reticulated, seeds are being collected, but the smokeĀ  and fire is not helping and keeping us away… … lots of seed picking to do over the next three months, subject to fire of course.

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Mangroves at Willie’s Creek …

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back to the bush … station life

Station country in both Kimberley and Pilbara areas that I visit on field trips are covered in this interesting blog with guest posters from cattle station women. My brother managed Liveringa Station in the ’60s, when it was a sheep … Continue reading

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massive green kill …

The most insidious installations of renewable energy are those that cause mass killing of wildlife. Flocks of birds, zapped and fried in an instance. (via Greenie Watch) Uh oh: California solar plant fries thousands of birds in mid-flight Workers at … Continue reading

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