Adventurer Lindsey Cole swims the Thames, dressed as a mermaid, after walking WA's 3,000-kilometre-long Rabbit Proof Fence.
Italy’s faltering economy and booming corruption problem has cruelled the opportunity to save a whole city from some of the worst industrial pollution in Europe.
The private car is the default transport option for many busy Australian families. This reduces physical activity and increases greenhouse gas emissions, with unhealthy results for the children being ferried and for the environment, write Hulya Gilbert, Andrew Allan, Carolyn Whitzman and Johannes Pieters.
Locals angered by noises and a light in the sky have a nearby gas plant to blame, according to officials, but they may have to put up with it for a little longer.
The small South Australian community of Leigh Creek is divided over a controversial new energy project that could either save the town or prove to be an environmental hazard, depending on who you talk to.
In a bid to counter pollution in seas, fields and waterways, the European Parliament overwhelmingly backs a wide-ranging ban affecting an array of products for which valid alternatives are available.
The master and owners of a cargo ship are charged and will soon face court, following a large oil spill in Darwin Harbour two years ago.
Sparrows in the mining towns of Broken Hill and Mount Isa have adapted to avoid the uptake of lead, according to a new genetic study of the birds.
The Queensland Government launches legal action against Indian mining giant Adani, alleging one of its companies released water near the Great Barrier Reef with eight times more sediment than it was licensed to.