Tag Archives: dampier peninsula

Broome’s east side …

Broome sits on a small peninsula at the southern end of the larger Dampier Peninsula. To the East is Roebuck Bay, where these images were taken. From the boat ramp at Town Beach, where crocodiles are sometimes seen, to the … Continue reading

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Broome’s wet season begins … 2014/15

A brilliant thunderstorm across a large area of the Dampier Peninsula last night resulted in nearly 2 inches (45mm) of cooling rain. Great for all the nurseries, landscapes and gardens that our crews work on.The first image was the scene … Continue reading

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burning the Dampier Peninsula …

 Video Fiercely burning fires are devastating large tracts of bush surrounding Broome.  The Dampier Peninsula (20000 km2), is now almost 70% burnt, and with  strong Easterlies today, now has several fronts marching towards the coast. Check the inter-active fire map here: … Continue reading

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judgement finds government actions UNLAWFUL …

I have just finished reading, or perhaps glancing through the 83 page Judgement where the State Government and EPA were found to be acting UNLAWFULLY in regards to the Woodside proposal at James Price Point. It makes a case for … Continue reading

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invitation to an ecological presentation …

The rare monsoonal vine thicket is at its best where Woodside had intended to build the largest LNG Gas Hub in the Southern Hemisphere. Environs Kimberley cordially invite you to an evening celebration & presentation of the research findings of … Continue reading

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office of science …

An office of science is probably a good idea, but in this case, Premier Barnett is the last person I would want. He has totally rejected the opportunities for Science investigation off the Dampier Peninsula, especially his pig-headed approach against the … Continue reading

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Manta rays visiting Broome …

Manta rays are taking advantage of the large increase in a food supply, likely a result of the water mixing achieved by Cyclone Rusty earlier in the year. They are seen close to shore, all along the beaches of the Dampier … Continue reading

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fish sickness from dredging …

Dredging has caused massive health problems with fish and the people that catch and eat them , at Gladstone in Queensland after a dredging program. Woodside plan a dredging program that at a minimum will cause a dead zone around … Continue reading

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endangered forest … from fire and mining

Monsoonal vine thickets at risk as wildfire patterns change BARDI JAWI ranger Chris Sampi says an ecological survey of monsoonal vine thickets (MVT) involving Indigenous rangers on.Monsoonal vine thickets at risk as wildfire patterns change They are also at greater … Continue reading

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Marrala dinosaur fossil footprints …

Marrala is the Dreamtime ‘Emu’ in the Milky Way, footprints of which can be found in the sandstone of the Dampier Peninsula. This video shares large numbers of fossilized footprints found near James Price Point and an interview with one … Continue reading

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