A fisheries study has shown that the noise a vessel makes can attract invasive pest species.

New research has shown that some environmental improvements do not occur in a vacuum, and can flow-on to benefit outside their intended sphere.

An unlikely saviour has emerged for an important government body aimed at bringing more renewable energy to Australia.

The phrase “safe as houses” means little for residents of one Adelaide suburb, who have had to evacuate ahead of the demolition of homes after a toxic contaminant was found.

Change is on the wind, and scientists say it could have impacts beyond previous predictions.

Traditional owners in the Gibson Desert could host a nuclear waste dump previously intended for Muckaty Station.

Researchers and engineers love crystals, the majestic paragons of order and strength, but some scientists say the world should get more comfortable with the disorder and chaos of the ‘anticrystal’.

The New South Wales Roads and Freight Minister says a specialist team will ensure that a koala community is kept safe when a Pacific Highway addition is cut through their home.

A new feasibility study is considering the benefits of replacing a major South Australian coal power station with a field of mirrors focused on a single tower.

A US company is working on a $1.25 billion bio-energy project, which could see rubbish and human waste turned into electricity for Iran.

Economists say that the repeal of the carbon and mining taxes could cost households much more than they save.

Researchers have mapped 500 previously unknown microorganisms and 800 new bacterial viruses in the human intestine.

A church group is hoping the power of Christ compels Tony Abbott to respect climate science.

The ACT’s ambitious push for 90 per cent renewable energy by 2020 could be at risk, with a local energy and climate economist saying it could become too difficult in coming years.

An outlook report by a leading international finance group says Australia will sink billions more into solar energy over the next fifteen years.

The Federal Government has made a modest investment in the future of Australian farming.

A State Government denies that its new laws are aimed at stopping whistleblowers and rights activists.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered a damning criticism of renewable energy, slamming the technology as the leading factor behind high Australian energy prices.

Leading scientists say that with dams dropping, El Nino looming and clear long-term threats from climate change, now is a terrible time to scrap key bodies overseeing water reform.

Freedom-of-information documents have shown that sediment impacts from dredging works in Queensland would be beyond the range of computer models, but it was approved regardless.

Suspicion has been raised over the activities of one state government water body, with accusations of sketchy funding and hiring practices.

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