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An FMG refreshment station

WA mining giant takes single-use plastic drink bottles out of the picture

The move to limit drinks to those available in non-plastic packaging both on-site and at the company’s Perth offices was revealed as part of Plastic Free July.

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The very rare night parrot

‘Australia’s most elusive bird’ pops up in the Pilbara

A species of parrot that went missing for 67 years and is considered to be one of the world’s rarest birds has been found in WA’s Pilbara for the second time in a year.

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Todd Bond 'crop circles'

‘Crop circles on the ocean floor’: WA scientist’s remarkable find

Todd Bond's research on WA's North West Shelf has uncovered some fascinating possibilities for oil and gas operators.

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Grass growing at the Griffin coal mining site

Coal mine returned to farming land in WA’s South West

Griffin Coal has been rehabilitating mine sites at Collie for the best part of 40 years – but its latest efforts at the Ewington 1 mine are taking that work to another level.  Griffin, which first started operating in Collie during the 1920s, has been concentrating recent rehabilitation work on transforming areas of open cut mining into workable and highly productive […]

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FAWNA Possum Finishing School

World-first possum finishing school prepares endangered creatures for life back in the wild

The school aims to prepare orphaned or abandoned young Western Ringtail Possums for life back in the bush.

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Alcoa steps up to help our iconic and threatened Black-Cockatoos

Bauxite miner and alumina producer Alcoa is taking a multifaceted approach to helping Western Australia’s iconic Black-Cockatoos.

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Ngajarli Trail

A new view for the world’s densest collection of rock art

Murujuga National Park is home to more than one million pieces of rock art, some of it more than 40,000 years old.

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Rehabilitating the South West’s tuart forest

Senior Environmental Supervisor, Greg Overton, talks us through the remarkable job he and his team have done to rehabilitate the old Ludlow mineral sands mine. The Greg and his team, working with the Ludlow Working Party, are aspiring to restore the area to what it would have looked like before the first loggers went in […]

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Creating a wetland wonderland at Schwenke’s Dam

When the opportunity arose to create unique and lasting wetlands in the heart of WA’s south west, local conservation groups jumped at the chance. The Waterbird Project at Schwenke’s Dam aimed to transform a historic mine void at Greenbushes into a haven for waterbirds and a space for recreation activities such as birdwatching and nature […]

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Putting things back to how you found them

Doral's Yoongarillup mineral sands mine just outside Busselton is a prime example of what a world-class rehabilitation project should look like.

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