Monitoring impact of emissions on Burrup rock art

FOLLOWING a landmark agreement between the Western Australian government and the Murujuga Aboriginal Corp over the future World Heritage listing of the Burrup Peninsula’s ancient rock art, the state government has announced a new reference group to help protect the art and monitor changes caused by emissions from nearby gas and petrochemical projects.

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Image obtained: Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (WA)

 
The ancient art consists of a series of carvings and petroglyphs on the Burrup Peninsula, dated to around 50,000 years old.

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