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Regional Assessment of the Conservation Status of Snubfin Dolphins (Orcaella heinsohni) in the Kimberley Region, Western Australia

Phil J. Bouchet, Deborah Thiele, Sarah A. Marley, Kelly Waples, Frank Weisenberger, Balanggarra Rangers, Bardi Jawi Rangers, Dambimangari Rangers, Nyamba Buru Yawuru Rangers, Nyul Nyul Rangers, Uunguu Rangers and Holly RaudinoFrontiers in Marine Science, 21 January 2021Access the paper — DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2020.614852 Implementing conservation measures for data-limited species is a fundamental challenge for wildlife managers […]

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Small mammal diversity is higher in infrequently compared with frequently burnt rainforest–savanna mosaics in the north Kimberley, Australia

Stefania Ondei, Lynda D. Prior, Hugh W. McGregor, Angela M. Reid, Chris N. Johnson, Tom Vigilante, Catherine Goonack, Desmond Williams and David M. J. S. Bowman 27 November 2020 — Wildlife ResearchAccess the paper — DOI: 10.1071/WR20010 Populations of native mammals are declining at an alarming rate in many parts of tropical northern Australia. Fire regimes

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Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau) Visitation Study

n late 2019, WGAC conducted a Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau) Visitation and Impacts Study to understand how the visitor experience can be improved. 100% of stakeholders interviewed agreed that Nguawudu is critical for the overall Kimberley experience. The study also showed that people strongly believe Ngauwudu should be marketed as a cultural place as well as

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Best fire results since early dry season fire program launched

Wunambal Gaambera Country in the North Kimberley records best fire results since early dry season fire program launched In 2019 Wunambal Gaambera recorded its best Yurrma (early dry season) fire result since our Right Way Fire program began in 2011. Only 7% of Wunambal Gaambera country was affected by late dry season wildfires. This was

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Distribution and abundance of large herbivores in a northern Australian tropical savanna: A multi‐scale approach

March 2020 — Austral EcologyAngela M. Reid, Brett P. Murphy, Tom Vigilante, David M. J. S. Bowman Australian mammals have exhibited exceptionally high rates of decline since European settlement 230 years ago with much focus on small mammals in northern tropical savannas. In these systems, little scientific attention has been given to the suite of

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Wunambal Gaambera and Valperlon Working Towards Mining Agreement for Wuudagu Bauxite Project

The Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners and Perth based group Valperlon are working towardsa mining agreement to cover development of the proposed Wuudagu bauxite project on the northeastern coast of Wunambal Gaambera Country, North Kimberly, WA.The proposed bauxite export project, that could be operating from 2021 would involve surface mining,road haulage, product beneficiation, marine loading and

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