Winds of change blowing through GM crops

South Australia announces an independent review into the state's moratorium on genetically modified crops, with scholars and a former anti-GM activist wanting a re-think on its opposition.

As lawsuits against Bayer pile up, farmers fear ‘vital’ Roundup will be killed off

The world's biggest farm chemical company, Bayer, is facing billions of dollars in lawsuits after a US jury found last month the weed killer Roundup caused a school groundsman's cancer, prompting fears among Australian farmers that the chemical will be banned or restricted.

Are ‘eco’ bath and cleaning products really environmentally friendly?

Many of us choose to buy "eco-friendly" household products to minimise our environmental footprint. But are brands labelled "green" or "eco-friendly" really more sustainable than others?

Something is killing our barn owls

People living on Victoria's south-west coastline are reporting dead or dying barn owls at record rates. They want to know what is killing their native birds.