A new design for a turbine featuring blades over 200 metres long could see the birth of 50-megawatt (MW) offshore windmills.

Controversial ‘call-in powers’ have been used to approve the development of a solar farm in the ACT.

Designs for a new form of high-speed, low-energy transport are steaming ahead.

One site has been ruled out as the Federal Government searches for a location for its nuclear waste dump.

Australia’s environmental performance is down this week, but it looks like corruption is rising.

The response to community fears over shark attacks in NSW has been delayed.

An Austrian designer has come up with a bike-mounted water bottle that fills itself with water from the air.

Experts say using water properly could make Australian cities cooler and more environmentally-friendly.

The WA Government is expected to face a new Supreme Court challenge over the Roe 8 highway project.

A new report says renewable energy could be the key to getting much-needed water supplies to farmers.

Reports say the owner of a recently spilled Brazilian iron ore dam received numerous danger warnings months before the walls broke.

The Federal Government has updates its Species of National Environmental Significance Database to include higher-definition maps.

Australia has issued new travel advice as the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreads across the Americas.

A new study could see power stations producing their own biofuel.

China has announced it will close thousands more coal mines.

A well-known expert says Australia could become a powerhouse of renewable energy

There are excited rumblings in the astronomy world after suggestions our solar system contains a never-before-seen planet.

Scientific advances underpin $330 billion of Australia’s annual economic output, the Chief Scientist says.

A whistleblower claims Tasmania's airports do not have enough biosecurity staff to avoid the risk of an incursion.

The New South Wales Government has expanded its Resources for Regions program, but local governments may not be too excited.

Parks Victoria has been cleared of claims it is polluting Melbourne’s Yarra River.

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