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.
The northern bettong's diet — which consists almost entirely of truffles — is key to the survival of Queensland's forests. With just 2,500 left in the wild, WWF-Australia is calling for increased protection measures.
One of Queensland's last remaining commercial shark fishermen warns shark numbers in north Queensland are "out of control" and he is surprised there have not been far more people mauled by the animals.
Koalas without chlamydia in south-western Sydney will be given their own national park along Georges River, NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley has promised if elected.
A $1.3 billion development at the gateway to Stradbroke Island off Brisbane sparks major environmental concerns after internal department briefings reveal 32 hectares of internationally protected wetlands will be dredged, threatening dozens of species, including loggerhead turtles and dolphins.
An area bigger than Tasmania has been carved from the habitats of threatened species in just 17 years, prompting one environmental researcher to describe the situation as a "deep shame for Australia".
Japan is pushing for a restructure of the International Whaling Commission that would make it easier to pass decisions — a move it hopes will make it easier to eventually resume commercial whaling.
A government-owned company is experimenting with how it logs and burns the habitat of a threatened glider to see how the native animal survives as part of a research project that's been compared to Japan's "scientific whaling".
Ai Weiwei visits elephant camps in Myanmar, where efforts to reduce logging have created new dangers for more than 1,000 "jobless" timber elephants.