At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.
Whale shark experts from around the world gather in Exmouth to explore the latest research and management of the world's biggest fish.
Whale snot is collected by water-proof drones flown over the blowholes of humpbacks, helping researchers assess the health of giant mammals cruising Australia's east coast.
Tasmania's fishing industry warns seismic testing approvals for an area near King Island in Bass Strait could prove "destructive", but fishers say they feel powerless to stop it.
If it is flake and chips for dinner in your house tonight, spare a thought for the Australian fishers as they struggle to catch the right piece of flake.
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.