Latest news from the region
WA has a new hope for drought-tolerant fodder during the dry months after researchers announce the plant tedera holds promise as a new pasture species for sheep and cattle.
BARDI JAWI ranger Chris Sampi says an ecological survey of monsoonal vine thickets (MVT) involving Indigenous rangers on the Kimberley’s Dampier Peninsula has turned up disturbing results.
SHARK embryo research from UWA’s Oceans Institute has determined embryos can remember previously encountered predator-like stimulus and reduce their response to it, creating implications for the effectiveness of electric shark repellents.
RECENT data shows the Ord River once debouched into the Keep River, and not into the Cambridge Gulf near Wyndham which is its present course.
ESTIMATES of the cost of pregnancy in Western Australia have revealed those with inadequate access to antenatal care, mostly those in remote areas, are paying $2,581 more than those with access.
A MARITIME archaeologist says the Camden Harbour settlement site is in urgent need of a proper management plan.
UWA scientists have explained the photochromic behaviour of the pink diamond in an attempt to uncover why they possess their pink colouration.
DOLPHINS in north western Australia are at risk from rapid coastal development says a new study.
DISCOVERING the unique food foraging techniques of Shark Bay’s dolphins is just one project that has won Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit (MUCRU) an animal research award.
AN ongoing Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) study undertaken by Murdoch University has found employee commitment is not linked to turnover within the industry.