Coal mining has “stuffed” a World Heritage-protected lake system south-west of Sydney, according to new research.

All references to Australia have been removed from a UN report on climate change, due to fears for the Great Barrier Reef’s reputation.

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt says the Government will attempt to clean up toxic contaminants from the Williamtown Air Force Base.

Imagine a cell that can monitor health from inside the body.

The ACT Government has released figures from the Mr Fluffy buyback public health and safety campaign.

A patient in the US has been diagnosed with an infection resistant to the strongest antibiotics.

A group of 150 doctors, scientists and researchers from around the world want the Rio Olympics to be moved due to the Zika virus.

Investigations of a French cave suggest Neanderthals were more industrious than previously thought.

A high-tech sewage treatment plant will soon process waste at one of the most remote places on the planet.

Remote WA communities say their drinking water supplies are contaminated with deadly bacteria and chemicals.

The Greens are breaking into Nationals territory, finding friends among farmers who say they are being ignored.

A new report offers a glimmer of hope to those managing the impact of bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef.

Research suggests plants are highly aware of the world around them.

Researchers say they have found ‘suggestive evidence’ for a link between air pollution and a heightened risk of stillbirth.

Builders may soon bring a global littering problem into the home, by making bricks out of cigarette butts.

Researchers say current models underestimate the effect of burning the world’s remaining fossil fuels.

Researchers say businesses that try to ‘go green’ could find themselves doing more harm than good, if people think the corporations are profiting from the initiatives.

Aboriginal elders are bringing their concerns about nuclear waste dump plans directly to the federal minister.

Australia’s largest suburban trial of home power storage has been launched in Adelaide.

Solar Impulse 2 - an experimental plane powered only by the Sun - has completed the latest leg of its trip around the world.

BP's plan to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight has failed again, but it is unlikely to stop trying.

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