Latest news from the region
The winners in the 2013 WA Science Awards were announced by the Premier at an evening event on Thursday 21 November 2013.
A COMPREHENSIVE review of mistletoe species in the Kimberley has highlighted key differences in the species’ ability to re-establish after fire.
RESEARCHERS and miners have collaborated to characterise rare earth element (REE) patterns and concentrations in the east Kimberley's Browns Range, producing an important model for its exploration in comparable terrains.
ALMOST everyone has a unique dolphin story to regale if they spend time on the coast of the Dampier Peninsula where inshore dolphins regularly cavort.
A KIMBERLEY Indigenous ranger group has been training to perform scientific vegetation surveys.
NEW research has attributed the change between particular rock art styles in the Kimberley to a climate shift thousands of years ago, which indicates the demise of a society of early humans and the emergence of their successors.
THE World Wildlife Fund and Indigenous rangers have commenced a survey of three Kimberley rock wallaby species.
THE Kings Park Botanic Garden’s science director is leading a team studying the ecology and physiology of the wild sugarbag bee (Austroplebeia essingtoni).
TRADITIONAL Owners are helping scientists from UWA and CSIRO conduct a genetic survey of insects in Kimberley vine thickets for bio-molecular analysis in bulk—a technique that comes under the heading of ‘eco-genomics’.
RESEARCH by the UWA Oceans Institute at Ningaloo Reef has challenged conventional assumptions about coral health indicators.