Animal activist group PETA faces a backlash over tweets accusing Google of dangerously "fawning" over the late conservationist Steve Irwin, with the organisation accused of "dragging a beloved dead man's name through the mud" for publicity.
The search engine's home page logo is replaced with an illustration of the Australian conservationist holding a crocodile, the first of a series depicting Irwin's adventures as an animal rights activist, showman and family man.
The white lemuroid possum of Far North Queensland's tropical mountains doesn't sweat because it's never needed to cool its body before. Now harsher heatwaves are forcing it to higher elevations and it is at risk of becoming Australia's first animal to become extinct due to man-made climate change.
Some Aboriginal elders have given their support for a mining operation on Lake Torrens in the Flinders Rangers, which holds a sacred place in Dreamtime legend.
Exporting more pest animals as meat overseas could help in the fight against invasive species, which have been labelled the single greatest threat to Australia's native flora and fauna, experts say.
The problem with global conservation efforts, according to one expert, is its disregard for the world's poorest people. But some think a strategy at large in the Northern Territory could boost both environmental goals and livelihoods.
Park rangers try to identify the dingo responsible for biting a boy on Fraser Island over the weekend, as regular visitors complain tourists' behaviour is helping to lure the animals closer.
Fungi have saved millions of lives, given us wine and cheese, and could hold the key to plastic recycling. They're also more closely related to animals than they are to plants.
Binna Burra, one of Australia's first nature-based resorts, attracts around 250,000 guests from across the globe annually and this year is turning 85.
Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, has lead a protest of hundreds of people campaigning against Norweign company Equinor drilling for oil in the Great Australian Bight.