The Great Barrier Reef and Murray Darling Basin could be among the Australian waterways to benefit from a satellite monitoring system.
A new study has found climate change poses a real threat to the world's remaining population of Komodo Dragons.
Climate Action 100+ represents 500 investors with more than $60 trillion of assets under management
Transitioning WA’s primary energy system to 90 per cent renewables before the end of the decade would slash emissions by 95 per cent and create thousands of jobs, a study has found.
A Perth council claiming to be the first in WA to set a “zero waste target” will burn food scraps for energy rather than follow a State Government directive to compost the organic material.
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The mining giant is also moving to reduce its wider carbon footprint by working with steel makers and shipping companies
Environmentalists and the petroleum industry are at odds over the government's push to make gas projects central to the economic recovery from coronavirus.
A group of eight young Australians have applied to take federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley to the Federal Court to stop a NSW coal mine extension.
The State’s peak environmental body has conditionally backed Australian Potash’s plans to develop its sulphate of potash project 160km north-east of Laverton.
A farmer advocacy group says the State Government’s plans to create a Fitzroy national park will costs jobs and end hopes of establishing a $1b-a-year food hub.
The approval comes just weeks after the State Government gave in-principle support to allowing Waitsia to fill available capacity at the North West Shelf LNG plant.
As oil companies flesh out plans to cut carbon emissions, their peers in the mining sector risk being left behind.
WA scientist Kit Prendergast wants to undertake “crucial” research into the impact of bushfires on native bees in the Stirling Range National Park.
The miner predicts the new Newcastlemax vessels will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent per journey between WA and China from 2022.
Independent analysis of Murray-Darling Basin water flows reveals one fifth has gone missing. It’s worse in the Coorong and Murray Mouth. So what is going on?
Business Council of Australia president Tim Reed has called on the government to adopt the widely-endorsed goal of net zero emissions by 2050.
Slashing “green tape” means removing environmental protection and increasing the risk of extinctions, conservationists warn, as the federal government rushes to make approval processes easier.
Unbeknown to most West Australians, a scenic corner of our South West is the incongruous setting for a gargantuan rubbish tip. And locals fear the dump is a ticking time-bomb.
Travel restrictions have seen carbon emissions fall across the country, with new figures showing carbon dioxide emissions in the June quarter were about 10 million tonnes lower than a year ago.
The Black Summer decimated communities around the country, but as the bushfire season starts up again, there are concerns too many Australians have no emergency plans in place.
Environmentalists have claimed another victory in their bid to protect the world-heritage listed Ningaloo area in Western Australia after a proposed oil and gas pipeline was delayed until 2021.
WA Seabird Rescue Albany has thrown its support behind a new Australian wildlife campaign urging people to cut plastic rings before disposing of them.
As the wildflower season blooms, the Great Southern is being transformed into a patchwork of bright and beautiful colours.
A new 3558-hectare national park in the NSW Southern Highlands amid hopes it will help support the state's dwindling koala population.
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