The Federal Government wants to change environmental laws so that a skink and a snake cannot hold up a massive coal mine.

An international team of scientists is reviving an endangered species by awakening sperm from specimens that died decades ago.

A team of United States environmental protection regulators has accidentally released 3.8 million litres of waste water into a local river system.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has unveiled a bold plan to place Australia at the back of the pack of nations responding to climate change.

Adelaide solar manufacturer Heliostat says new deals with one of India's largest power companies could bring hundreds of new jobs to South Australia.

A new study has again shown the serious risks coming from the spread of antibiotics into the environment, this time through our waterways.

A secret Queensland Government report allegedly warns that hundreds of square kilometres of prime agricultural land in the state’s southeast are at risk from toxic chemicals and explosive gases.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is “frustrated” at the Federal Court’s decision to overturn the approval of Adani's Carmichael coal mine, saying it could have created thousands of jobs.

The ACT Government has started its second large-scale wind farm auction, which could double the amount of wind farm-generated electricity the territory buys.

Research engineers have developed a new material that could capture greenhouse gas and convert it into fuel.

Electricity companies could soon roll out the next big energy revolution - offering large home battery systems to customers.

Despite first-half profits plunging 80 per cent, Rio Tinto's chief executive Sam Walsh says coal will be the backbone of energy production for many years to come.

Australian scientists will use some of the most advanced techniques available to turn back the climatic clock and peer 5 million years into the ocean’s past.

The Federal Court has overturned Adani's federal environmental approval to build the Carmichael coal mine – a resounding win for environmentalists, but their joy might be short-lived. 

New research this week reveals some types of vaccines may support the transmission of more virulent forms of disease.

As ocean temperatures rise and oceans become more acidic, corals are declining in record numbers, but a new research project is applying human-assisted evolution to develop resilient coral species to help reverse this decline.

More authorities are joining the push for a fresh look into long-running claims of herbicide poisoning of government workers.

Private lobby Business SA says establishing an outback nuclear waste dump would be the best economic move for South Australia, if the Government wants to engage in the nuclear industry.

A report by a social welfare group says renewable energy is an easier, quicker and cheaper method of lifting people out of poverty than fossil-fuel power.

Facebook has unveiled its first full-scale, solar-powered, internet-broadcasting drone.

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