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Category Archives: Marine Megafauna
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 […]
We traveled from Exmouth to Broome two days ago and stopped in Port Hedland to refuel and take a quick tour of the town and port. The Traditional Owners called the area “place of good water” but today it is more the place of good iron ore, with over 70 million tons shipped out […]
Below are some photos from Exmouth, Western Australia, home of the world-renowned Ningaloo Reef. We have a busy 4 days in Exmouth, WA working with several research groups on whales sharks, manta rays and humpback whales. Today is an aerial survey day of the Reef, tomorrow is a diving trip to understand the issues affecting […]
Here are two great videos from Michael Fletcher on the Kimberley.
Ningaloo Reef is a fringing coral reef located off the west coast of Australia, approximately 1200 km north of Perth. The reef is 260 km long and is Australia’s largest fringing coral reef and the only large reef positioned very close to a landmass. It is known for its seasonal feeding concentrations of the whale […]
BlueCloud’s partner is the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit based in Perth. Dr. Lars Bejder has assembled a world class team of scientists and students who are conducting some critical research on snubfin dolphin populations along the west coast of Australia. Below is a short summary of their project taken from their website. Project overview […]