Author Archives: Tom Harley

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc.

oldest picture gardens …

One Hundred years of movies and still going strong in Broome, Western Australia. World’s oldest picture gardens has it’s Centenary today! ABC Kimberley   Happy Birthday to this old girl. Today Broome’s Sun Pictures celebrates its 100th Birthday. It’s the … Continue reading

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unique indigenous food orchards on the way …

I got a mention from an interview I did on ABC Rural about our land-use future in the Tropics. Well worth a read how a new Industry will use new methods of land use we call Savannah Enrichment. The WA … Continue reading

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moisture, streaming across Australia …

Watch all this cloud stream across Australia from a warm NEIndian Ocean, the last rites of the 2015/16 El Nino, as the last of the warmer Pacific Ocean is pushed through the Indonesian archipelago by the new cold stream pushing … Continue reading

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win 100 million to lose 350 million … mad Greens

The Greens have now caused the undoing of the only major environmental work in decades begun by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. This includes several ongoing projects ongoing here in Broome, planting thousands of trees. This post sets out the … Continue reading

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Green garbage …

In the name of saving the environment, thousands of green activists fighting to stop the Dakota Access pipeline are making a huge mess. Those familiar with the camps near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, increasingly are distressed over the pits of … Continue reading

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hottest western region … Pilbara

Marble Bar is a small town, often the hottest recorded temperatures in Western Australia, yet the environment manages superbly. Featuring many rocky ranges and spinifex covered slopes, before finding wattles, gum trees and others in the gullies. To the east … Continue reading

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the resilience of coral reefs …

The bleaching and occasional death of coral reefs, surprisingly increases the diversity of invertebrates, says this paper posted at co2science: How Reef Invertebrate Diversity Responds to Coral Mortality Paper Reviewed Nelson, H.R., Kuempel, C.D. and Altieri, A.H. 2016. The resilience … Continue reading

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awkward Green facts …

Dr John Ray shows his distaste for the Green Agenda! Brainless Greenies again I quite agree, but as usual, ignore the evidence is their motif, if it doesn’t fit the agenda. More damning evidence here from Dr Ray at Greenie … Continue reading

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4 WAYS TO TAKE DOWN ILLEGAL DRONES — Utopia – you are standing in it!

via 4 WAYS TO TAKE DOWN ILLEGAL DRONES — Utopia – you are standing in it! Droned, or not to drone. myscienceacademy.org 9 hrs · The miniaturization of drones is where it really gets interesting. You can use these things … Continue reading

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wide open space … SE Kimberley

Wide open spaces where the Tanami Desert meets the Great Sandy Desert. Spinifex grasses are the most common, and a lake system of fresh to salt water ranging from full to dry as the seasons are extremely variable. Wild horses … Continue reading

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