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News Story in the Australian

The Australian, Australia’s most important newspaper just published a story on the discovery of a potentially new dolphin species off the Kimberley coast.   Identified as a possible dwarf spinner dolphin, the article talks about how LNG plant builder Woodside spent $80M to do an environmental impact assessment regarding their planned $40B LNG plant.  Woodside […]

The Kimberley

The Kimberley is Australia’s wild side. Closer to Jakarta, Indonesia than to Sydney, the region is about the same size as either Japan or California. “The Kimberley WA is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas. Covering an expanse of nearly 423,000 square kilometres and with an estimated population of just 40,000 it has […]

Perth – City on Steroids

We arrived in Perth yesterday evening after flying halfway around the world from LAX. After 30 hours of flying and layovers, we were excited to be here but crashed hard in the hotel. We awoke on Thursday (we left Monday but lost May 22nd due to the International Date Line), coffee’d up and hit the […]

No Gas Protest in the Kimberley

We are heading to the Kimberley next week with our partners from Duke and Murdoch University.  Both Dave and Lars have forwarded us recent stories of the civil protests over the industrialization of the Kimberley around wealth extraction from the massive offshore gas reserves in the Timor Sea.   There is a proposed $40B LNG […]

State of the Rockies

One of our partner organizations is the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project.  Their mission is simply stated: building upon 130 years of service to the region, the Rockies Project conducts state-of-the-art research helping Rockies residents clearly see our communities, our environment and our economy so we can better shape our future. Here is […]

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