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urban latte Greens defeated …

A long ranging battle over land use has resulted in a win by indigenous groups against green groups. This is a battle that will continue in other states, including Western Australia. This Queensland battle has been long and nasty, Dr … Continue reading

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“… no other prison in the world like this.” …

The new Derby Regional Prison has now been open for a few months, in a game-changer for prison design. My crew was instrumental in providing most of the seedlings for the landscape mentioned in this article: Derby’s West Kimberley Regional … Continue reading

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snubfins and humpbacks …

Dolphins around Broome and the West Kimberley are finally the subject of research, after decades of neglect. One was only recently recognized as a new species. Cygnet Bay at the top of King Sound, is leading the way, around a … Continue reading

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all gassed up …

Premier Barnett’s true agenda came out this weekend, when he visited the town of Broome. He wants Broome to be the supply base, like Karratha, for a large Industrial and Port complex at James Price Point, like Dampier. This was … Continue reading

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Price’s Point has more significance …

The EPA and WA Government have put a ban on mining within 5km of Horizontal Falls in the Kimberley. A good decision, as copper is also extremely poisonous to marine life, and this area often receives 200 to 400mms of … Continue reading

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Wet season…here with a vengeance

Heavy rain in the West Kimberley: Bidyadanga 141 Broome 108 Camballin 109 Cape Leveque 686 Country Downs 279 Curtin RAAF 123 Cygnet Bay 738 Derby 193 Quite some rainfall in the Broome and Dampier peninsula part of the Kimberley over … Continue reading

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The last ‘lost world’…The Australian Kimberley

The last refuge December 3, 2011 The Kimberley Nicky Phillips and Nick Moir travelled to The Kimberley to look at the Artesian range. Great extinctions have blighted Australia since European settlement but Nicky Phillips finds a small sanctuary still thriving … Continue reading

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Woodside blowing up dinosaur footprints…

Doing the job ABC wont do…who are they scared of…orders from above? Woodside lying again still. This immoral and fact-shy company once again shows it’s true colours. Denying setting off explosives last week on a Saturday morning, heard by many … Continue reading

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Woodside…lawbreakers and cultural, environmental vandals

Woodside, ignoring the Broome Community, the Indigenous custodians, and the Environment. …Joseph Roe:- I have made a formal complaint to DIA about re these breaches on 9/6/11. No’one ever sought my permission for these works to happen. I’ve asked a … Continue reading

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Rare plant species found south of Broome?…Pindan Post7

Some 12 or so years ago, a plant survey at the Broome Port, to identify an aquaculture site, found a plant species not recognised. Subsequent research identified it as a new species, and eventually it was given the name Keraudrenia … Continue reading

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