A second massive hole in the earth has opened up in Siberia, which some say marks a tipping point in carbon-driven climate shifts.

Just days after the Federal Government’s approval of a massive new coal mine, it looks like rough times ahead for the classic source of fuel.

Japan has completed its second whale-hunting campaign since the United Nations trashed its “scientific” excuse.

An Australian researcher has been awarded for years of freezing toil in Antarctic studies.

The South Australian Government has introduced a water licensing policy years in the making, but some forestry bodies have taken shots at it already.

As fears about water fluoridation continue in several Australian regions, the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) says it will end the debate once and for all.

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is investigating potential groundwater contamination from a fire-fighting chemical it used for over thirty years.

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is helping industrial teeth sink into nearby sea-floors, issuing seven new underwater mining licences.

The federal government’s approval for the biggest coal mine in Australian history has many up in arms, but ministers say it should be worth it.

Treasurer Joe Hockey’s poorly-received comments about a New South Wales wind farm do not befit a person of his position, one energy operator says.

Experts in New South Wales are looking to turn one lucky Australian town into a power station.

This week has seen an odd interplay between the worlds of banking and groceries.

Anyone who thinks there is no passion in politics should try to discuss bike paths in the City of Vincent.

Australia is missing the opportunity for billions of dollars in revenue, thousands of jobs and a better life for many citizens by ignoring one single industry.

Industry groups have sent a warning that the Australian Government’s big plan to tackle harmful emissions may thoroughly miss the mark.

Funding has been secured for more rounds of the Bush Blitz – a program that sends Australian scientists on lightning war against the mysteries of the outback.

Australia’s climate science credentials are being attacked, since the nation became the first to remove an established price on carbon.

New fossils have shown stunningly well-preserved brain structures from a bizarre bunch of sea creatures which dominated the Earth half a billion years ago.

The Australian Institute of Marine Science says the Queensland and Federal Governments are hiding the declining state of the Great Barrier Reef.

A new material turns the sun to steam - a seemingly strange behaviour but one which could provide exciting new energy options.

Recent images from NASA’s Curiosity rover show Earth-like soils that hint at the existence of life on Mars.

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