Ocean lover Adam Western was sick of picking up Mentos mint wrappers from his favourite beach so he decided it was time somebody challenged the global confectionery company.
Tasmanian commercial fishermen are using rod and reel to target top quality sashimi-grade southern bluefin tuna to meet the demand of discerning diners in Japanese restaurants on the mainland.
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.
For many people living along coastal Australia, taking their dog for a beach walk is an important part of daily life, but on the Gold Coast the growing human and dog populations are causing problems on the sand.
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.
A search for submerged shipping containers in the North Sea leads maritime historians to the find of a century — a 1540 shipwreck that holds clues about the transition from medieval boats to the Dutch golden age.
Less than 10 per cent of the ocean floor has been mapped using high-definition technology. A bold crowdsourcing project aims to change that — but could also open up the seabed to long-held mining interests.
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.
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.
One of Australia's oldest iron ore mines on WA's picturesque Koolan Island has a few quirks, with its flooded pit becoming home to sea life after spending the last four years under water.