African Elephants appear to address each other with unique ‘names’.

Researchers have counted nearly a million potential sources of antibiotics in nature.

Avian influenza has been confirmed at a seventh farm in Victoria, with tests revealing the presence of the highly pathogenic H7N3 strain.

Port Lincoln and the broader Eyre Peninsula in South Australia are facing a critical water shortage.

The ability of soil to store carbon is being threatened by climate stressors.

Scientists have discovered morning frost on some of the oldest and tallest volcanoes in the Solar System.

The Queensland Government has announced an investment of up to $32 million over four years to enhance the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) Water Security Project.

Locals say the River Murray ecosystem is looking strong.

Opposition leader Peter Dutton says a “renewables-only” energy policy is damaging the economy.

The federal government has approved a significant offshore wind energy zone off the New South Wales South Coast.

An Australian company that creates hydrogen fuel has secured significant investment in the US.

WA has approved a major project through its Green Energy Approvals Initiative.

The NSW EPA is assessing the “largest coal-mining proposal ever put forward” in the state.

Providing a universal basic income (UBI) worldwide could boost economies and address environmental challenges...

Research has found evidence that fresh water on Earth appeared about five hundred million years earlier than previously thought.

After 128 years of exploration and excavation, Flinders University researchers have uncovered the skull of Australia's “giga-goose”.

Experts have studied the inequality caused by rivers that cross major boundaries.

The New South Wales EPA is reaching out to the community following the discovery of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the groundwater of Mullumbimby.

A new website has been created to enhance understanding of soil science and management.

Chevron and Esso have both announced plans to address their decommissioned oil rigs off the coast of Australia.

The Victorian government has approved a new gas extraction project near the Twelve Apostles, the first of its kind in over a decade.

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For the last few weeks we have been bogged down in the very Earthly matters of royalty, budgets, politics, humanity and celebrity - all good prompts to look away, up into the infinite. 

Health authorities, politicians and scientists have been slowly introducing the world to the concept of ‘One Health’ - an all-inclusive approach to health that extends from the human body right through the global environment. 

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. 

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.

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