Cygnet Bay

Cygnet Bay dolphin research

Scientist Alex Brown is using the Kimberley Marine Research Station at Cygnet Bay to study dolphins.

He says very little has been known about the Kimberley coastline’s dolphins.

There are three species: snubfin, humpback and Indo-Pacific bottle nosed dolphins.

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Saturday, July 6th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Flood alert

Dampier Peninsula residents and visitors are advised to prepare for flooding.

DFESNo roads are closed at the moment, but Cyclone Rusty is expected to bring heavy rains over the next few days.

You an read a DFES alert here:

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Sunday, February 24th, 2013 Environment Comments Off

Cygnet Bay: Corals resist bleaching

Photo - Paul and Jill

Photo - Paul and Jill

A scientist says corals at Cygnet Bay are very resistant to the factors that cause coral bleaching.

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Saturday, October 20th, 2012 Environment Comments Off

Dampier Peninsula: Flood warnings

FESAPeople on the Dampier Peninsula are urged to continue flood preparations.

You can read FESA’s advice here:

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Friday, January 27th, 2012 Environment Comments Off

Cygnet Bay: Pearl farm to hatch own shell

Cygnet Bay Pearls has a license to start its own pearl shell hatchery.

It has previously relied on wild shell harvested from the Eighty Mile Beach.

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Thursday, December 1st, 2011 Business and finance, Environment, Government Comments Off

Cygnet Bay: Record-breaking pearl

Cygnet Bay Pearls believes it owns the world’s largest pearl of its kind.

The 156gram unblemished, round, pink-white south-sea pearl is back in Broome after being exhibited at several international trade fairs.

The West Australian [read this story]

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Saturday, July 30th, 2011 Broome, Business and finance 148 Comments
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