WA research suggests sea life ‘more attracted’ to old oil and gas platforms than coral reefs

Researchers from Perth’s Curtin University have found that fish and other sea life may be more attracted to decommissioned oil and gas platforms than the world’s finest coral reefs. 

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How mussel-power is helping improve a vital WA waterway

Mussels, for many of us, are best known as a delicacy usually enjoyed in a chilli-infused tomato broth, alongside fresh white crusty bread. But they are also a vital part of Australian waterways.

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Teenage WA ranger snaps ‘Holy Grail’ photo of Australia’s most elusive bird in flight

The night parrot once disappeared for more than 60 years and only a few hundred are thought to exist.

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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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