A company proposing to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight releases its environment plan, but Greenpeace says it is downplaying the risk of a major spill.
Irrigator Anthony Barlow pleads guilty to water offences, but maintains the former water minister told him he could pump.
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.
As climactic extremes dominated 2018, a new UN report shows that global warming will continue to dominate in the long-term.
It was Malcolm Turnbull's pet project, so will Snowy Hydro 2.0 survive without him?
The Australian Academy of Science will bring together a group of experts to prepare an independent report on the Murray-Darling Basin fish kill for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
Officials from EU member states and the European Parliament back recommendations to ban single-use straws, plates, cutlery and cotton swabs.
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.
Germany says a failure to curb climate change could cost the world "a lot more" than the trillions of dollars the US President claims he is saving by quitting the 2015 Paris accord.