Adventurer Lindsey Cole swims the Thames, dressed as a mermaid, after walking WA's 3,000-kilometre-long Rabbit Proof Fence.
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.
Queensland's coordinator-general has granted Indian mining giant Adani a 20 per cent boost in coal export capacity through its Abbot Point terminal in north Queensland.
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.
Pollution from an old mine has made a northern Queensland major river into a toxic contamination zone, with the government warning residents not to drink, swim or use the water.
Indigenous residents living in the Northern Territory mining town of Borroloola said they do not believe assurances from the Health Department that water they were warned not to drink in April is now safe.