"Excess" upstream irrigation, drought and water releases from the Menindee Lakes created the perfect storm that led to the ecologically disastrous fish kills over summer, a review by the Academy of Science finds.
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.
Scientists say the decline in Christmas beetles in Australia is consistent with global decreases in insect populations and we do not yet know what effect this will have on the ecosystem.
The latest update of the Red List of Threatened Species published recently by the International Union for Conservation of Nature has the number of extinct animal species in Australia at 40, with 106 also listed as critically endangered.
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.
Tourists are lured from across the country to Portland with the promise of catching bluefin tuna, but many hold fears that a cut to quotas could result in a major hit to the town.
You won't bee-lieve how many bees Australia has exported to Canada in the past four years.
We see so many iconic animals in marketing and media that we may be forgetting their populations in the wild are actually dwindling, researchers say.
Researchers say targets for biodiversity loss are failing because they ignore key drivers such as human population and corruption.
Australia will have to get creative if it's going to deal with the waste of 40 million people, but it could start by following the lead of Sweden, which has created a system that is reliant on waste as a fuel source.