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WABSI Media August 14, 2017

Particle Magazine – Restoring Roe 8

Excerpt It’s one of the most controversial mass environmental disturbances in recent WA history. But, surprisingly, the scrapped Roe 8 project is not all bad news. Let’s remove ourselves from the politics for just one second. Remove all thoughts of legalities, economics, and industrial implications of the project. What remains is a great challenge and…

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WABSI Media November 21, 2016

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority – New Biodiversity Collaboration

Excerpt A range of government and university conservation bodies will join forces to form a new WA Biodiversity Science Institute, tasked with protecting and conserving the State’s unique flora and fauna. Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett will tonight launch the new institute, which is a collaboration between the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Department…

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WABSI Media November 14, 2016

Department of Mines and Petroleum – New biodiversity institute promises clarity

Excerpt Protecting Western Australia’s rich biodiversity while enabling economic development should be easier in the future thanks to a new scientific institution. The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) is a partnership between government departments, industry, and research bodies. WABSI Chief Executive Officer Peter Zurzolo said the institute would provide a way for improved access…

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WABSI Media October 15, 2015

CSIRO – Protecting Western Australia’s biodiversity, one daisy at a time

Excerpt Western Australia is big. So big that the United Kingdom could fit into it more than 11 times. It’s biologically diverse, too. Breathtakingly so. Incredibly, there are more species of flowering plants in one national park in the South West of Western Australia than there are in all of the United Kingdom. One flowering…

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The West Australian – Institute to protect WA biodiversity

Excerpt A range of government and university conservation bodies will join forces to form a new WA Biodiversity Science Institute, tasked with protecting and conserving the State’s unique flora and fauna. Premier and Science Minister Colin Barnett will tonight launch the new institute, which is a collaboration between the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Department…

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WABSI Media October 14, 2015

The University of Western Australia – New biodiversity science institute for Western Australia

Excerpt The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) has officially opened at The University of Western Australia, with the aim to bring together a database for information about WA’s enormous variety of animals and plants. The Institute, launched by Premier Colin Barnett, will house the State’s biggest collective of data about Western Australia’s unique and…

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Government of Western Australia – Premier launches biodiversity science institute

Excerpt Protecting Western Australia’s rich biodiversity while enabling economic development will be easier in the future thanks to a new scientific collaboration and co-ordination efforts actively supported by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority. Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority seed collector on a conservation mission. The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute (WABSI) is a partnership…

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WABSI Media September 16, 2015

The Australian

Excerpt Bringing together the biodiversity profile of an entire state will be the aim of a new science institute to be opened by West Australian Premier Colin Barnett next month. The Western Australian Biodiversity Science Institute will invite some of the state’s biggest mining companies to hand over valuable flora and fauna survey material, previously…

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