Study reveals ‘quite disturbing’ contamination of Tasmanian lakes

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.

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.

Climate change and when human nature can be to deny nature

Why do so many people in regional and rural areas not believe in climate change? The answer could have more to do with human nature than scientific reasoning.

We asked for your election questions — you told us three things

Over the past seven weeks, ABC readers have been submitting questions about the NSW election — in the process, you actually told us three things would decide your vote this Saturday. Here's a peek.