You are ingesting one teaspoon of microplastic a week, study finds

At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.

How carbon farming is helping regenerate the outback

The demand for carbon farming projects is growing in south-west Queensland with one Indigenous group looking to the initiative to regenerate the bush.

‘Barely out of nappies’: Academic takes aim at students’ climate change strike

Students planning to join Friday's global day of action over climate change have been described as victims of "politically correct" teaching and include some who are "barely literate or numerate".

‘Remarkable little school’ pioneering outdoor education in Australia

A small primary school is offering an alternative to the mainstream and its teachers say at the end of the day their students do not want to go home.

Our chauffeured children are a problem we can’t ignore

The private car is the default transport option for many busy Australian families. This reduces physical activity and increases greenhouse gas emissions, with unhealthy results for the children being ferried and for the environment, write Hulya Gilbert, Andrew Allan, Carolyn Whitzman and Johannes Pieters.