CIP’s Hawk-Owl Nest Box Trial

By Phosphate Resources in Environment

Swinging on a rope 20 metres up in a rainforest tree on Christmas Island isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but all in a day’s work for environmental consultants who were on Island in December to evaluate CIP’s nest box trial.

There were some exciting finds but first a bit of background. In 2017, CIP initiated a project to evaluate the potential conservation value of artificial nest-boxes on Christmas Island. The project is funded by PRL and is coordinated by Perth-based environmental consultants, Range to Reef Environmental (R2R), together with the Christmas Island District High School.

Christmas Island Coffee

By Phosphate Resources in Community,Environment

On Sunday 22nd July, a small group gathered at the Administrators residence for the first tasting of Christmas Island produced coffee. The Mintope program supported by the Mine, Murdoch and Commonwealth have been growing Coffee for 4 years now and the oldest plants are now in production.  The site for these trees is a spent […]

The Facts about Claims by Birdlife Australia and Birdlife International

By Phosphate Resources in Environment

Phosphate Resources Limited is seeking environmental approval for exploration clearing covering a very small area (0.07 km2which is less than 0.07 % of the Island’s 101 km2 of intact vegetation, or 0.05% of the Island). This will involve clearing of predominantly understory vegetation along previously cleared exploration lines, and avoids all areas of high biodiversity or special features. […]