Residents in north-east Perth are being warned to stay away from the Swan River, where hundreds of dead fish have been spotted in the water.
Volunteers at this year's Clean Up Australia Day face a new challenge: waste generated by the COVID pandemic.
Residents in northeast Perth are being warned to stay away from the Swan River, where hundreds of dead fish have been spotted in the water.
Face masks and plastic takeaway containers kept us safe and satisfied during the pandemic, but millions of the items are now in our waterways and natural areas.
Victoria's environmental regulator has hit back at criticisms it has failed to limit carbon dioxide emissions in a licence review of coal-fired power stations.
Former WA Senator Mathias Cormann is facing a last-ditch attempt to thwart his chances at leading the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
The prime minister says heavy industry must be protected while trying to support biodiversity, as another dozen Australian animals are declared extinct.
The last straws were just the beginning. Retailers are set to stop selling other plastic goods, while the government has revealed what items will be phased out next.
A group of councillors have banded together to plead with the federal government to do more on climate change as it costs their communities billions.
The federal environment minister has updated the nation's threatened species list to reveal another dozen animals have been declared extinct.
A grasshopper plague in outback Queensland has sparked calls for graziers to get the kind of financial help given to bushfire victims.
Perth needs a tree quota, so that the footprint of every new development is matched by an equal amount of greenery, according to landscape architects.
Glencore's McArthur River Mine in the Northern Territory is likely to impact an Indigenous sacred site, a federal parliamentary inquiry has been told.
The Bob Brown Foundation says 27 protesters have rallied at a sawmill at Bridgewater, near Hobart, with people locked on to entrance gates and machinery.
Firefighting foam with toxic PFAS chemicals will be banned from use in NSW - except in catastrophic or extraordinary circumstances.
Bans on single-use plastics kick off in SA today with other states and territories set to follow – but food retailers warn there will be a cost.
The South Australian government says a ban on single-use plastics will help create jobs as well as being good for the environment.
The Liberal candidate for Collie-Preston says her campaign was ‘undermined’ by the party’s failure to consult her about its signature policy to close Collie’s coal-fired power stations.
Northern Territorians are concerned the emerging cotton industry could damage Top End rivers, a poll of about 850 people has found.
A number of single-use plastics will be banned in Victoria within two years, the state government has announced, in a crackdown on pollution in the state.
A species of native bee not seen in nearly 100 years has been rediscovered after extensive searches along Australia’s east coast.
Researchers have rediscovered a rare Australian bee species, not recorded for almost 100 years, after extensive sampling of more than 200 sites.
Planned changes to Australia's environment protection laws will further harm the nation's native animals, a major conservation group has warned.
The federal government has chipped in $160 million to help design and build a battery in Victoria, which will be one of the biggest in the world.
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