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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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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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the tip of Dampier Peninsula …

A very busy time, so I apologize for the lack of posts here. Some images of Cape Leveque, 200km north of Broome, here below, until I catch up editing and writing some reports. Click to enlarge:

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Broome fantasy …

Broome has regions surrounding the town that are often overlooked by the thousands of visitors at this time of year. Unless you are more adventurous and know an informed local, you wont see any of this. This is why I … 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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growing islands …

Coral islands do the opposite of conventional wisdom, grow in area with small sea level rises, says the latest research: Does Global Warming Cause Coastal Reef Islands to Disappear? (1 July 2016) People who rely heavily on climate model projections … Continue reading

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global greening observed … CO2 blamed

Elevated CO2: A Key Driver of Global Greening Observations (30 June 2016) We find yet another study indicating rising atmospheric CO2 is benefiting the biosphere, as opposed to harming it… Obvious to most observers with a touch of common sense. … Continue reading

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GBR, healthy and vibrant …

[…] Additional support for the accusation of serious exaggeration about threats to the reef has also come from the reef tourism industry, which is gravely concerned about the negative impact of such publicity on their businesses. As the dive-boat captains … 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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salt marsh and friends …

The salt marsh surrounding the tidal Willies Creek area north of Broome is a remarkable place, and there are several more of these on the Dampier Peninsula, north of Broome. Great for photographs of pindan posts. Click to enlarge. From … Continue reading

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