The Queensland government has failed to obtain rights to use nets and drum lines to catch and kill sharks near the Great Barrier Reef.

ACT residents have been asked to do the heavy lifting in combatting climate change.

Queensland’s council lobby and farmers’ lobby are at odds about new land clearing laws.

Queensland farmers are testing a biological fix for nitrogen fertiliser run-off.

The New South Wales cabinet is considering restricting water for irrigators in the Barwon-Darling during low-flow events.

Poor water management of the Murray-Darling Basin has led to an alarming decrease in platypus numbers, researchers say.

New research suggests Sydney's drinking water catchment is under threat from longwall mining operations.

Calls are growing for an ASX-style water-trading market.

Reports say Josh Frydenberg ignored his departmental experts to block two wind turbines on Lord Howe Island in 2017.

Research shows some rice being imported into Australia contains higher than the recommended levels of arsenic, absorbed from contaminated groundwater.

Some of Australia’s top scientists have teamed up with a Japanese chemical firm to build next-gen batteries.

The Federal Government will soon reintroduce its ‘big stick’ energy legislation.

A Great Australian Bight oil industry would require decades of subsidies, experts say.

The ALP is overhauling its climate change policies, and could scrap its 45 per cent emissions-reduction by 2030 target.

Energy minister Angus Taylor wants Australia’s coal-fired power generators “running at full tilt”.

Volkswagen will pay up to $140 million in compensation to customers affected by its diesel emissions scandal.

Water vapour has been discovered in the atmosphere of a planet eight times as heavy and twice as large as Earth.

A bureaucratic effort to understand Australia’s climate risks appears to have slowed down.

A Victorian council wants to re-route treated sewage for use on farms.

Failures in Australia’s environmental laws have allowed the destruction of threatened species habitat.

Traditional owners in NSW have welcomed a doubling of the size of the Aboriginal-owned Mutawintji State Conservation Area.

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