TWO North American palaeontologists are surveying the dinosaur track way on the Dampier Peninsula’s western shore, north of Broome.
PLANNING for the proposed Eighty Mile Beach marine park is underway with the release of the Indicative Management plan for public comment by Environment Minister Bill Marmion today in Broome.
FERAL animals are the biggest threat to the unique flora and fauna of Kimberley islands.
AN Australian research team including international scientists has published findings that reinterpret the history of early Aboriginal descendants.
A CANE toad has been found hitching a ride on a Perth bound fruit truck from Kununurra.
WITH the recent visit of expert meteorologist Dr John McBride to UWA, Western Australians may be wondering if our changing climate will give way to more extreme weather events?
RESEARCHERS working with the Devonian reef have slowly removed a large placoderm in hope to learn more about the ancient fish.
A JOINT study with the Australian Climate Change Science Program has found that the world’s established forests remove 2.4 billion tonnes of carbon per year from the atmosphere.
A SURVEY of Kimberley offshore islands has turned up 83 new snail species and five new genera.
THE crop-devastating fungus Rice Blast has struck rice fields in WA’s Ord River Irrigation Area near Kunanurra. The infection is a first for an Australian commercial crop of this size.
JARLMADANGAH Burru community holds a joint patent for a traditional Aboriginal pain-killing medicine with Griffith University.
New sterol study aimed at reducing pesticides in farming.
A FOUR month operation to save wallabies marooned by floodwaters on small islands in Lake Argyle is over.
EXPERTS say increasing global demands for food and energy resources could be met through smarter use of the planet’s oceans.
UNDERWATER rivers are frequently being discovered in areas across the Western Australian coast.
AN on-going WA research initiative is providing abundant findings on Australia’s tropical rivers and estuaries.
UWA is undertaking research that will help resources companies predict where hard-to-find deposits of minerals are under the earth.
FORTY-five Indigenous secondary students from years nine, ten and 11 travelled from around the State in July to UWA for an Indigenous Science, Engineering and Health Camp.
WITH the support of Recfishwest and The Department of Fisheries, Kimberley TAFE is diving into an on-going scheme to enhance and protect barramundi (Lates calcarifer) in the region.