Tasmania trades on its reputation for unspoiled and beautiful natural landscapes — but a recent study shows some lakes in the state's Wilderness World Heritage Area have metal contamination levels among the highest ever recorded.
Australia may be on the cusp of a new generation of electric cars, but could the production of environmentally friendly vehicles mean the loss of some of the NSW Clarence Valley's stunning mountainous forests?
Surfers take to the water at King Island in a protest to tell salmon farmers that "they don't have any social licence to come and invade our waters".
It is estimated that only one per cent of plastic waste that enters the ocean is trapped in garbage patches. Where is the rest? Mirjam van der Mheen, Charitha Pattiaratchi and Erik van Sebille are trying to find out.
The noise levels at the new Western Sydney Airport could be "significantly higher" than the Federal Government predicted ahead of approving its construction, a study finds.
As we write, the situation in the lower Darling remains dire, and there is a risk of further fish deaths if there are no significant inflows to the river.
A regional council left with a massive bill for removing 500 trolleys from an underwater graveyard near its wharf says it could force major retailers Coles and Woolworths to pay.
An LNP senator's reported threat to call for the Environment Minister to be sacked if she does not sign off on the Adani coal mine could be a basis to appeal the controversial project, environmental lawyers say.
The Australian Workers' Union demands tougher regulation following Friday's blaze at a waste storage business that injured two workers and spewed thick black smoke over Melbourne.
One of the nation's biggest meat wholesalers believes Australians eat too much meat and says people should focus more on quality than quantity.