Category Archives: RESEARCH

11 Sep
0

#locateindustryresponsibly – update

FARA has come across further evidence that there are far better sites for industry in the Pilbara, and that government has long been endorsing these alternatives. The Pilbara Heavy Industry Site Evaluation: Karratha Area is a document prepared in 1993 for the ...

Read More
11 Sep
0

Current Assessment of the Impact of Pollution on Murujuga Rock Art

Current Assessment of the Impact of Pollution on Murujuga Rock Art John L Black in collaboration with Stéphane Hoerlé and Ron Watkins Summary of a presentation in Karratha at the Murujuga World Heritage Summit – 6 August 2018 Summary The ...

Read More
04 Sep
0

Reference group formed to help protect Burrup rock art

Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced the establishment of a Burrup Rock Art Stakeholder Reference Group to oversee finalisation and implementation of the Burrup Rock Art Strategy, which will provide a long-term framework to monitor, analyse and address any changes ...

Read More
27 Aug
0

Lascaux cave art expert speaks out

Dr Stephane Hoerle, a world renown rock art scientist has written to Minister Dawson regarding the potential destruction of the Burrup rock art. ‘I am astonished to learn of the recent decision by the Government of Western Australia to encourage further ...

Read More
13 Apr
0

Burrup Peninsula Rock Art and local health concerns

Burrup Peninsula Rock Art and local health concerns report from The University of Adelaide’s Dino Pisaniello, Professor in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, School of Public Health Len Turczynowicz, Senior Public Health Scientist & Risk Assessor, Adelaide Exposure Science and Health, ...

Read More
04 Jan
0

Rock art and mining violence on the Australian Burrup Peninsula: language wars, economy and culture

Rock art and mining violence on the Australian Burrup Peninsula: language wars, economy and culture JeffLewis and BelindaLewis Abstract Humans have lived on the Australian continent for around 50,000 years. During that time, the indigenous people developed complex cultural, economic ...

Read More
04 Jan
0

Evidence of destruction of rock patina by emissions on Burrup Peninsula

Evidence of destruction of rock patina on Burrup Peninsula (PDF 256KB) John L Black – May 2017

Read More
04 Jan
0

The World Heritage List and rock art — Solving the Dampier controversy

Editorial: The World Heritage List and rock art — Solving the Dampier controversy (PDF 441KB) Editorial by Robert G. Bednarik in ROCK ART RESEARCH The Journal of the Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA) and of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (IFRAO) ...

Read More
04 Jan
0

No Title

Theoretical effects of industrial emissions on colour change at rock art sites on Burrup Peninsula, WA (PDF 1.7MB) Black, John L.; MacLeod, Ian D.; Smith, Benjamin W. Burrup Peninsula in northwest Western Australia, with an estimated one million petroglyphs, has the ...

Read More
04 Jan
0

Inadequacies of research used to monitor change to rock art and regulate industry on Murujuga (‘Burrup Peninsula’), Australia

Inadequacies of research used to monitor change to rock art and regulate industry on Murujuga (PDF 3.8MB) John L. Black, Ilona Box and Simon Diffey Abstract. Murujuga (‘Burrup Peninsula’) in northwest Western Australia contains the largest concentration of petroglyphs in the ...

Read More