Category Archives: Pilbara

gardening on town verges …

My group has been pushing this ‘greening’ agenda in Pilbara and Kimberley towns for more than a decade, replacing grass weeds and bare dirt with indigenous plant species to protect erosion and provide a home to smaller animals, birds and … Continue reading

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Acacia for food …

The Duck’s Head Wattle, has odd shaped leaves which the common name suggests. This is Acacia ampliceps, found on red sandy dunes along the NorthWest coastal highway near Sandfire, and near the Edgar Range. More details can be seen here … Continue reading

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pink …

Pink is a common flower colour in the North of Western Australia, click to enlarge

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boost to West Australian miners …

Australian miners will benefit from any move to increase the number of heavily subsidized electric cars, charged with coal and gas power stations. Coal Power is the main source of power worldwide, so Australia gets to keep exporting. Lithium is … Continue reading

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avoiding the consequences …

The rehabilitation of mine-sites across Western Australia has been a litany of failure on many fronts, particularly in ‘out of the way’ Northern regional areas. Photographer Hugh Brown is concerned. Hugh Brown This is a blight on the industry that … Continue reading

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environmental hypocrisy uncovered … fossil fools

Fossil fuel’s are less damaging to the environment than renewables. What the Green movement doesn’t tell us, is where their electricity and batteries originate. It doesn’t fit the pocket-lining agenda. Batteries use Lithium, lead, zinc and other materials. Here is … Continue reading

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frakking nonsense …

I wonder where the funds come from for this. Dear Frack Free Kimberley Community Group EOI – Frack Free Kimberley Community Group – Senior Campaigner As you know the Canning Basin is estimated to have more unconventional gas than the … Continue reading

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oldest Australians …

At least 50,000 years old. Barrow Island was once a part of the mainland until 7,500 years ago: UWA researcher and PhD student Kane Ditchfield excavating Boodie Cave, on Barrow Island off Western Australia. Picture: Ingrid Ward Boodie Cave midden … Continue reading

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frakking on, but not with the left …

  Hello Frack Free Kimberley community! Another year has passed and we are happy to report that there has NOT been any fracking by Buru’s at the headwaters of the Roebuck Plains, although unfortunately they did frack at the Valhalla … Continue reading

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a seedy time …

Checking through some seeds this week. There is such a wide range of seeds, pods, the way they sit in the capsules, the way they naturally disperse, and process ready for germination:

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