Australia’s top coral expert has been acknowledged for his courage in promoting science.

A new project will help Brisbane residents with hayfever and seasonal asthma keep a check on levels of grass pollen in the air.

NSW councils have welcomed new funding to help divert disposable coffee cups from landfill.

The Climate Council says the severe drought gripping much of Australia has been exacerbated by climate change.

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside wants a national carbon pricing scheme.

A new report details the major transformations underway for the global energy sector, driven largely by renewables.

Stanford University has demonstrated that heat from the sun and the chill of outer space can be collected simultaneously with a single device.

A new research partnership will see vast amounts of WA agricultural data collected and analysed to help farmers make more informed decisions.

A crowdfunding campaign aimed at one of Australia’s most iconic but endangered animals has been launched this week.

A new project is using drones to track and model the erosion caused by feral horses in NSW.

Experts say a worst-case-scenario oil spill in the Great Australian Bight could reach as far as Port Macquarie in NSW.

The fishing industry wants to access drought support schemes.

Adani has bypassed the need for a full environmental impact assessment, against governmental advice.

BHP Billiton is being sued for about £5 billion by Brazilian victims of the Samarco dam collapse.

A new report exposes a major coal mine rehabilitation deficit in NSW.

Oil and gas giants will be hit with a $6 billion tax hike over the next decade.

There are calls this week for an inquiry into the commercial extraction of water from the New South Wales Northern Rivers.

A review of Melbourne rivers has revealed a cocktail of pharmaceuticals that could put wildlife at risk.

Victoria has signed its largest ever native title claim.

A set of 250,000-year-old teeth have revealed unprecedented detail about ancient children.

More banks have ruled out any role in funding Adani's contentious Carmichael coal project.

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A giant chunk of Antarctica will soon break free, but what does it mean for the rest of the Earth?

Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

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