Thousands of Queensland beachgoers have been stung by bluebottle jellyfish in recent months.
Better public awareness about Australian jellyfish is vital, especially as many Aussies head to the beach for likely the last time this Easter.
It has been reported that at least one snail lived as many as 14 years in captivity. His name was George and he lived in Hawaii, in the United States.
Navigating Australia's recycling crisis is even harder during festive seasons. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't try.
Record-breaking summer heat might mean trees delay and mute their autumn hues.
More electric vehicles and renewable energy means more mining for resources. Unless industry adopts cleaner habits urgently, the environment faces more damage.
Bees might not be able to survive inside a person's eye, but they can be drawn to disgusting food sources.
Electric motors are used in everything from utes to mining trucks – because they pack plenty of oomph.
The Instagram-able Eucalyptus salubris, better known as the Gimlet Gum, is well worth getting off the beaten track for.
The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.
Concerns about the strain electric cars can put on the electricity grid are not unfounded, but there are some relatively simple fixes available.
The world is on the brink of creating irreversible damage to the environment if better policy isn't rolled out. Read the findings of the UN report.
When people build fences across semi-arid landscapes we cut off vital paths to seasonal food and water.
Fish deaths at the lower Darling can happen again. Here's what we can do about it.
Present in Asia and Australia, the origins of swamp foxtails have not always been clear. Genetic studies put uncertainties to rest.
Eucalypts have been in Australia for 45 million years. But hundreds of species appeared more recently than previously thought.
Invasive pest ants cause billions of dollars worth of damage to crops, and threaten some of Australia's World Heritage rainforests. The federal budget has pledged nearly $30m on wiping them out – but how?
Huon pines in Tasmania have locked up significant amounts of mercury pollution from the state's mining industrial history. And that can be released back to the atmosphere in bushfires.
Dingoes help conservation efforts by controlling the population of feral cats.
Australia's environment took a beating in 2018, as temperatures rose, rainfall declined, the health of rivers and ecosystems worsened, and floods, droughts and bushfires all took their toll.
After repeated bleaching in 2016 and 2017 corals on the Great Barrier Reef are producing far fewer offspring.
The conservation frontline is not just in remote rainforests. It's right in our urban backyard.
Labor has ditched its reliance on a single economy-wide climate policy, in favour of a range of different measures that will all help drive down emissions. But some crucial issues remain unaddressed.
Labor's ambitious plans to reduce transport emissions will be dead in the water without regulatory CO2 emission standards and real financial and non-financial incentives for buyers.
Labor would aim for a new threshold under a revamp of the existing safeguards mechanism of 25,000 tonnes of direct CO2 pollution annually, which would be phased in after consultation with industry.
His exquisite drawings suggest a particular depth of feeling for the natural world and he was attuned to the emotions of animals. Yet it seems that preservation of nature was not on Leonardo's mind.
Twelve power projects are in the running for federal government dollars: six pumped hydro, five gas and one coal. It's clear which one shouldn't be on the list, for economic and environmental reasons.
What grows everywhere and looks good doing it? Clematis aristata.
Chytrid fungus has caused declines in 501 amphibian species, according to a new analysis. Most of the damage happened in the 1980s, before the fungus itself was even discovered.
For more than 30 years, Environmental Defenders Offices around the country have worked to help people take legal action on environmental issues. They've notched some big wins along the way.
A barrier just 50km wide might stop water-reliant cane toads in their tracks.
Climate extremes are killing Australian trees, but we don't know where they're dying. Scientists are asking the public to use their phones to help.