Category Archives: Resources

recording errors …

Mistakes are common with BoM, and who knows when these are corrected, if they are. Apparently Beverley, in the WA state’s south-west had 402mm rain last night, says BoM’s rainfall map. Beverley is the red spot. (Update, it’s a DAFWA … Continue reading

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good for the environment …

The Green Blob will be miffed, fracking is good for the environment. Good for the environment. Go on, say it again slowly so they can understand, Fracking is good for the environment. Count the ways. The oil and gas boom … Continue reading

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helping the dugong …

I have been involved with running a series of restoration projects around Broome, including several Green Army teams. The sign below explains what this one is about, with a graduation of the first team here on Friday, before the second … Continue reading

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along the dinosaur coast …

The fossilized dinosaur footprints lead the way, Pandanus Palms and a wonder of the Dampier Peninsula from Broome and all parts north, the rare and Endangered ecology of a “Remnant Vine Forest”. This is a rare mix of fruiting trees … Continue reading

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drinking The Guardian’s kool-ade …

So funny, I just had to post this. Don’t they realize it takes a lot of power to make stuff, mine it, process it, manufacture the parts, then to build it and ship it? I guess that they don’t, or … Continue reading

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the best new discovery to aid indigenous communities …

My long week of field trips last week was the culmination of years of research for a product or products, led by Queensland Food Science Researcher, Dr Yasmina Sultan-Bawa: Provide a very good income for indigenous outstations and communities with … Continue reading

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out the back bush …

Yesterday, after a cold windy morning in Broome, a sunny 25C drive out plant searching in an area associated with a now abandoned proposal for a  Woodside Gas Hub project. A long drive on rough corrugated roads and tracks, the … Continue reading

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Marijuana compound removes toxic Alzheimer’s protein from the brain …

Alzheimers is often joked about when memory fades, but the reality is, a dreadful debilitating disease that affects not just the afflicted. Well, we have news for you. EMSmith (Chiefio) reporting!: Hey Simon! MJ and Alzheimer’s by E.M.Smith Well. This … Continue reading

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leaving this …

Still counting Lord’s Prayer – 66 words 10 Commandments – 179 words Gettysburg address – 286 words EU regulations on the sale of cabbage – 26,911 words by(Professor) Judith Sloan Catallaxy Files other writers, Steve Kates and Professor Sinclair Davidson … Continue reading

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more wet stuff … flanneries

Billions of dollars of wet flanneries have covered most of Australia in the last few weeks, giving rise to the possibility once again for record crops. The warm waters of the Indian Ocean have been sending moisture across the country, … Continue reading

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