Roebuck Plains Wet Season

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Black-winged stilt

The 2013-2014 wet season got off to a flying start in December 2013, with falls of 205mm, followed by 390mm in January 2014.  To the south of Broome, Roebuck Plains is a vast, flat catchment, subject to tidal saltwater inundation from Roebuck Bay, with millions of litres of freshwater flowing back into the bay after sustained rainfall.   In the … Read More

Kimberley Wildlife Expedition Cruise 2014

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Kimberley Whales and Reefs Wildlife Expedition Cruise 2014

Join Broome film makers, photographers,  and naturalists Richard Costin and Annabelle Sandes on a 7 day wildlife expedition cruise along the Kimberley coast.  Travelling through some of the most remote parts of Australia, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph Humpback whales in their calving grounds as we travel through the Kimberley’s remarkable Buccaneer Archipelago, and the outer reefs and shoals. … Read More

“Seabirds & Cetaceans” brochure

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Seabirds and Cetaceans brochure designed by Kimberley Media

Digital (PDF) brochure for Kimberley Whale Watching and Kimberley Birdwatching‘s expedition cruise along the Kimberley coast in September 2013.  As the cruise had a focus on Kimberley seabirds and cetaceans we were also able to provide imagery.

Eighty Mile Beach marine park to cost $5.3m

annabelleKimberley News

AAP January 29, 20134:29PM THE West Australian government’s bid to ease community anger over industrial projects in the Kimberley has continued with the creation of a new marine park at Eighty Mile Beach. The area, situated on the coastline between Broome and Port Hedland, will be protected by a new marine park which extends almost 210,000 hectares from 30km west … Read More

Sea Shepherd’s “Steve Irwin” visits Broome

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Goolarabooloo Traditional Owner Richard Hunter chats to ex senator Bob Brown on Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd’s Steve Irwin visited Broome and the Kimberley coast in August 2012 at the invitation of Aboriginal traditional owners, the Goolarabooloo, to raise awareness of the Kimberley’s Humpback whale population and the likely impact of the industrialization of the coast on the Breeding Stock D, or Group lV population of Humpback whales if the construction of an LNG processing hub goes ahead at James Price Point.