Adventurer Lindsey Cole swims the Thames, dressed as a mermaid, after walking WA's 3,000-kilometre-long Rabbit Proof Fence.
Climate change denial prevents effective action on emissions, and leads to other lies and evasions by our leaders who support big coal and other polluters. Our government hit a new low point this week, by admonishing those who care, writes David Shearman.
How much is a breath of fresh Australian air worth? People living in smog-affected areas overseas could soon find out, with a company planning to can and export the product from Margaret River.
Two Australian divers are awarded the second-highest bravery decoration for their part in the rescue of 12 young boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand.
Homeowners in two Brisbane suburbs will be able to apply for a slice of $12 million to raise homes or make modifications to improve their flood immunity, using ratepayer funds.
Across the world a shift towards climate change litigation is gathering steam as low-lying island countries and even United States' cities take aim at governments and big oil companies for failing to act proportionately to reduce carbon emissions.