Public sector leaders have appeared before a senate committee on the adequacy of Australia’s biosecurity measures.

The federal and ACT governments are working to stop the export of waste products in Canberra.

The highest levels of coral cover in 36 years have been recorded in parts of the Great Barrier Reef.

Murray-Darling Basin dams and catchments are nearly full, and its management authority says high flows are likely to continue.

Traces of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill were still detectable in 2020.

Experts say forest fires have revealed a fundamental flaw in a big emissions trading scheme.

Federal, state and territory ministers have agreed to Australia’s first national biosecurity plan.

A new method could turn refinery byproducts into high-value, ultralight structural materials for cars, aircraft, and spacecraft.

The Federal Government has announced the first offshore wind area to be formally assessed under its new framework.

New analysis says Australians could have saved close to $6 billion if fuel efficiency standards were introduced in 2015.

Experts say decarbonising the health sector could save thousands of lives.

Researchers have published the first detailed study of metal production on another planet.

Tasmania’s State of the Environment report is years overdue.

The Federal Government says the climate wars are “in retreat” with the likely passage of its new climate bill.

CSIRO has announced the official names of 139 new species.

The New South Wales EPA is investigating a large-scale fish die-off at Lake Macquarie.

A review has found that 450 GL of water meant for the environment of the Murray-Darling Basin will not be recovered by 2024.

International researchers have developed a water-activated disposable paper battery.

Three new marine parks have been announced in WA's Kimberley region.

Victoria has formed an emergency animal disease task force in response to the threat of foot-and-mouth disease.

The NSW Government may let coastal councils decide how to use shark nets.

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