The Gomeroi people in New South Wales' west want major changes after a tribunal ruled in favour of a coal seam gas project ...

Western Australia is considering banning electrical and electronic waste disposal at landfill sites.

Australia’s weather guru has been honoured in annual awards this week.

The rotation of the Earth's core might be reversing.

Experts say federal environmental laws are failing to mitigate Australia's extinction crisis.

The Greenland Ice Sheet is now at its warmest in over 1,000 years.

Widespread flooding has prompted new calls for a carp cull in the Murray-Darling.

Fortescue says it is likely that renewables will outpace its iron ore business.

Bold plans to pipe solar energy from Australia to Singapore have gone quiet.

The installation of rooftop solar panels has surged after a drop in activity.

Microalgae and other microscopic plant-like organisms could help feed the world's growing population.

Experts are calling for the establishment of a worldwide river observing system.

Australian experts have developed a magnetic method to clean PFAS contaminated water.

Researchers are turning to shark skin and dragonfly wings for new nanotech.

A veteran of the New Zealand energy game has been appointed CEO of Snowy Hydro.

Advocates want government support to expand Australia’s electric vehicle charging network.

Two new studies detail the extent and risks of microplastic pollution.

Scientists have mapped the evolution of a female insect with a ‘penis’.

Authorities have heard a plan to artificially engineer two wetland sites along the Victorian and New South Wales border.

Internal documents reportedly show Hobart's largest wastewater treatment plant regularly breaches environmental standards for discharging chemicals.

Activists are outraged that a UAE oil boss has been named to lead the COP28 climate summit.

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This year’s Nobel Prizes honour discoveries that unwind our notion of truth, our understanding of ourselves and the human story, the complexities of cells and the very basics of the universe. 

XENOTRANSPLANTATION - sounds like something that would happen to an ill-fated crew member in Star Trek, but it is also a technical term for using non-human parts to treat or enhance our own bodies. 

Even though many of us have been forced indoors, the COVID-19 crisis is eroding our privacy.

I am Tim Hall; a red-blooded, beer-drinking, car-driving Australian male who has no interest in watching sports – at least, not the sports played by humans.

This week marked an astounding leap forward, scientifically speaking - taking a picture of something that cannot be seen.

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