Scientists have discovered a range of new organic molecules in a meteorite which have never been seen before.

Dingoes have most certainly been given a bum rap in Australia but a new study has helped put them on the path to redemption, showing that dingoes are not responsible for the mainland extinction of the thylacine and Tasmanian devil.

New regulations should bring about a healthy change in New South Wales mining operations, with adjustments to the state’s dust control protocols.

Health authorities in South Australia are considering expanding a scheme to tally the amount of lead polluting public areas and the environment.

There has been outrage in one NSW community after an underground coal mine was blamed for considerably damaging the nearby environment.

A Nationals MP who has just been given a new job says he would be willing to go against the party line on coal seam gas.

A study by the University of New South Wales, CSIRO, the University of Sydney, and the University of California has tallied the true material footprint of several nations, revealing that some are considerably more resource-hungry than previously reported.

One of the country's few functioning uranium mines will soon be Australian in location only.

Solar heating is nothing new in the swimming pool arena, but one city has ramped-up its renewable recreational warming repertoire – looking at a geothermal system to keep the pool warm for the next few thousand years.

A former power station worker diagnosed with deadly mesothelioma will be paid compensation for his exposure to asbestos.

Harvest time is here for one of Australia’s newest cash crops, with Tasmanian seaweed farmers reaping what the ocean has sown.

Three Queensland MPs have thrown their support behind continuing sand-mining operations on North Stradbroke Island despite widespread environmental and cultural opposition.

A new study has shown the spread of crop pests towards the North and South Poles is increasing as the planet warms, leading to more concerns over the future of global food security.

Over $500 million will be spent in ongoing efforts to fix the continuous stream of irradiated water flowing around the ruined Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear reactor, the announcement of the funding has preceded the largest recorded spike in radiation levels since the disaster.

A study has taken a guess at the amount of mammal diseases that we do not yet know about, landing on a figure of about 320,000.

The Woodside energy firm has announced that its partners in the massive Browse project have signed off on the use of floating liquid natural gas technology at gasfields off the coast of WA.

Environmental engineers have created a substance which can make safe, drinkable water by swiftly and easily killing off bacteria in seconds.

Legal action has begun over health and water safety implications of an open-cut coal mine in New South Wales.

Researchers from universities in the US say they have found a link showing coal-fired power stations are responsible for high levels of mercury in some ocean fish.

A broad range of findings have been levelled against former New South Wales Resources Minister Ian Macdonald, accusing him of thwarting proper process to do favours for his friends in the mining industry.

New research from France suggests for people living in certain environments, good diet and exercise may not be enough to combat the damage of low but constant levels of pollution.

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