Australian mine tailings dams identified as ‘high risk’

Mining giants Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore have listed several of their tailings dams across Australia as being at "high" or "extreme" risk of failure in self audits.

Adani has the green light. Will it put its money where its mouth is?

The most divisive project in recent Australian history can finally break ground. But sceptics still struggle to see how Adani will turn a profit from a remote thermal coal mine in the era of the Paris climate agreement.

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.

Australia’s emissions rise again, delayed Government data shows

Despite the Federal Government telling the United Nations Australia's emissions are dropping, raw data released today shows the country's pollution is at an all-time high across most sectors.

Kangaroo Island, once dubbed Australia’s ‘Noah’s Ark’, faces eco-tourism pressure

A proposal to develop privately-owned eco-lodge villages in a Kangaroo Island national park threatens an island once considered Australia's 'Noah's Ark', local parks volunteers say.

Drone footage shows Adani doing illegal work at mine site, environmental group claims

New drone footage and high-resolution satellite imagery allegedly shows evidence of illegal work being done at Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine project, according to environmental group Coast and Country. Adani denies the allegation.

Adani endangered bird plan approved by Queensland Government

Adani needs just one more environmental approval before it can start building one of the country's biggest coal mines after the Queensland Government approves a crucial plan to protect an endangered bird.