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June 30, 2017

This month Range to Reef staff visited Christmas Island to undertake a flora and vegetation assessment and Abbott’s booby survey, of specific areas adjacent to mining lease on the central plateau, for Phosphate Resources Limited (PRL).

Western Australia lacks significant areas of rainforest so the EPA’s technical guidelines for flora and vegetation assessment are tailored to more arid environments. On Christmas Island, we used Queensland’s stand...

November 24, 2015

We recently undertook flora and fauna surveys on Christmas Island and had a visit from an inquisitve Christmas Island Goshawk (Accipiter fasciatus natalis) who landed on our ute to check out what we were doing. The CI Goshawk is listed as Endangered and there is believed to be a few hundred individuals on Christmas Island. They nest in forest trees and raise one, or sometimes two chicks. 

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