After nearly nine years in the planning, fierce protests and endless political debate, mining giant Adani is granted its final environmental approval and can now begin work on its Carmichael mine.
If it is flake and chips for dinner in your house tonight, spare a thought for the Australian fishers as they struggle to catch the right piece of flake.
What precisely is so important about a tiny seed-eating bird that it can stall the roll-out of a massive coal mine in central Queensland? Birdlife Australia says the reasoning is actually quite clear-cut.
The Australian Border Force says a Vietnamese man was caught trying to bring an endangered fully red Asian arowana into Adelaide Airport.
A population of eastern quolls in Mulligans Flat Sanctuary near Canberra has reared enough teenagers that they are being caught and transferred to a breeding program at Mt Rothwell in Victoria.
Zoos Victoria are dumping chocolates and lollies made by sweets companies because makers have failed to declare where all the palm oil used in their products comes from.
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.