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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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Roebuck Bay’s rare dolphin species …

Research continues on the rare Snubfin Dolphin found close to Broome in Roebuck Bay, lots of images found at the link:   Latest abundance estimate of snubfin dolphins in Roebuck Bay released MUCRU researchers have today released a new report … Continue reading

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Anzac Day Remembrance …

The 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli landing is remembered right across the World. A bit of local history for the ANZAC weekend from ABC Kimberley – who knew ‘Cauliflower a la Roebuck Bay’ was served in Egypt in the middle … Continue reading

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bayside, low tide on Roebuck Bay …

Roebuck Bay at low tide. The shoreline in the distance is 10km away. Dampier Creek runs out on the other side of the mangroves. Another boatload of climate refugees visited yesterday. The Port is 6 km from where the pic … Continue reading

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Broome’s tidal wonder …

Twice a year, Broome is subject to a wonder of science. Where does all that water come from, and go to. Over ten metres of water column advances in just a bit over 6 hours, then disappears just as quick. … Continue reading

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sight-seeing West Kimberley icons …

…Sights in Broome have to include dinosaur footprints, sunrise and sunsets over beaches, the bird life, and riding a camel on Cable Beach.Sunset above, and below, a sunrise over Roebuck Bay. Followed by Pandanus Palms and camels. Of course, a … Continue reading

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under the waves, Roebuck Bay, Broome

The wealth of the environment surrounding Broome is astounding. It’s just that you can’t often see it. Our own impact on Roebuck Bay must remain small so these rare mammals’ ecology remains pristine. Broome Seagrass and Roebuck Bay Working Group … Continue reading

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by the bay … Broome

… Roebuck Bay … That’s an oil rig tender in the distance. More…

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Crab Creek environs, Roebuck Bay, Broome …

Another sunny Kimberley day … Crab Creek is in the NE corner of Roebuck Bay, about 10 km from Broome, ‘as the crow flies’. Low tide shows a very different view of the mudflats compared with the Broome side of … Continue reading

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Roebuck Bay, Broome … shoreline

…William Dampier, ‘buccaneer’ and ships’ captain, wandered these shores centuries ago, click to enlarge:

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