Protestors may have reduced the amount of kangaroos culled this year in the ACT, with the annual season now over and hunters having fallen short of their Government quota.

An incredible nineteen shires in regional Queensland have joined the drought declared list, bringing the total drought-affected area to just under half the state.

Victorian researchers have plumbed the depths around one of Australia’s most recognisable geological formations and discovered an unseen world of marine beauty.

An artificial flood will provide a vital helping-hand to the world’s second largest red gum forest.

Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to the US Justice Department.

Most people do their best to avoid large concentrations of methane, but a new form of microbial life recently discovered at the University of Queensland can not get enough of the potent greenhouse gas.

Research at CSIRO has yielded the ground-breaking double benefit of preserving wild fish stocks and improving the viability and environmental aspects of prawn farming.

The highly-controversial Shree Minerals’ Tarkine mine project has gained approval by the Federal Environment Minister, despite outcry from the population over dangers to the Tasmanian devil.

A newly-published study has revealed there are some front-runners among cane toad populations, with evidence leading to the identification of an evolutionary phenomenon dubbed the ‘Olympic village effect’.

The US 7th fleet has decided it will clean up its own mess, collecting four bombs dropped near the Great Barrier Reef in a training exercise last fortnight.

German scientists have developed a new device for converting solar energy into hydrogen fuel in a much more effective and efficient manner than before.

A trial of carbon capturing devices at a Queensland power station has been hailed as successful by the CSIRO.

Authorities have identified the vessel responsible for an oil spill at the Port of Brisbane over the weekend, where work has stopped at several sites while environmental officers try to deal with the damage.

Estimates from global economists suggest the current rate of climate change will wipe $60 trillion from the world’s economy over the next few decades.

There has been some success in the negotiations between European and Chinese Authorities to curb EU imports of solar panels from China in exchange for exempting the shipments from punitive tariffs.

International nuclear authorities have unleashed a tirade on Japanese operators, condemning their perceived incompetence in recent melt-down disasters.

The new Federal Environment Minister has flown into (or at least over) hot water in Tasmania, joining the battle on multiple fronts between Government, conservationists and miners.

A report on the cost and impact of shale coal mining says Australia needs to adopt nation-wide legislation before the practice escalates.

A US jet fighter has offloaded some unarmed bombs off the coast of Australia, jettisoning its ordinance uncomfortably close to the Great Barrier Reef for many.

A new study has revealed the extreme sensitivity of carbon exchanges in tropical ecosystems to temperature, suggesting rainforests become less effective as carbon sinks as the region warms.

Radioactive water is leaking from the broken Fukishima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, with rumours now confirmed by the plant’s operator.

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