The Queensland Government defends giving almost $3.5 million of taxpayer dollars to the controversial Great Barrier Reef Foundation, including more than $100,000 for a smartphone app that is yet to be delivered.
The Queensland Government is checking whether mining firm Adani has again breached its environmental licence for releasing water into a coastal wetland beside Abbot Point coal terminal.
Today, if you live on the coast, you can see more whales in 10 minutes than a boy like me saw in years. I'm not exaggerating. Last year I had a close encounter while paddle-boarding, writes Tim Winton.
Italy’s faltering economy and booming corruption problem has cruelled the opportunity to save a whole city from some of the worst industrial pollution in Europe.
A federal parliament inquiry argues no families should be trapped on land contaminated by PFAS chemicals and recommended the Commonwealth offer financial compensation for residents exposed to the substance.
An upcoming NSW forestry agreement could intensify logging in an area described as a 'global treasure', so a young Coffs Harbour hinterland boy wants industry to come clean about its impacts.
I asked an engineer working in the Swiss waste industry where their landfills were located. He replied there weren't any. It's time we got rid of them too, writes Paul Klymenko.
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.
A regional South Australian council has begun removing about 500 trolleys from waters near its wharf, amid concerns over community safety.
One of the world's largest primary lead smelting facilities is at risk of breaching its licence to operate because of record lead in air levels.