Latest news from the region
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.
STANDING still on the tidal mudflats of Roebuck Bay is an amazing experience—the soft, squishy mud under your feet is likely to be crawling with invertebrates that are either hunting for food or escaping the bills of hungry shorebirds.
THE WA Environmental Protection Agency have pulled together major players from science and industry to initiate a program, run by the WA Marine Science Institution (WAMSI), that will help manage the effects of dredging.