On September 27, 1956, an atomic mushroom cloud rose above the Maralinga plain - the first of seven British bomb tests. Why was Australia so keen to put UK military interests ahead of its own people?
A growing body of research literature suggests time spent gardening is as good for the gardener as it is for the garden.
Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station produces 5% of Australia's electricity, and 3% of the country's carbon emissions.
A swell of business action is continuing following the Paris climate agreement.
Luxury holidays aren't just a dent in your bank balance – they're also doing untold harm to the environment. But you can have a good, green holiday.
Member of the Climate Council this week returned to one of the areas of the Great Barrier Reef that was worst affected by this year's coral bleaching. What they found was far from encouraging.
The ivory trade is a very contentious issue and will be debated at CITES. It will revolve around maintaining or lifting the ban on trade. But the human element is likely to be ignored.
Carbon standards for cars are the cheapest way to cut emissions, and will save drivers money.
Feeding nine billion people by 2050 is possible – if we start applying some science.
Should shooting crocs be allowed for elite hunters?
Cats, rats, foxes and other mammal predators have been implicated in 60% of the world's animals extinctions.
The oceans are filled with sounds produced by animals. However, a recent study shows that ocean sounds are diminishing due to nutrient pollution and ocean acidification.
The shock decision to close Australia's year-round research station at Macquarie Island will make monitoring Antarctica and the Southern Ocean harder, and will force Tasmania to get creative.
The focus of CITES is not solely on the protection of species. It also promotes controlled trade that is not detrimental to the sustainability of wild species.
Skirmishes over funding for renewable energy research are just the latest battle in a saga that stretches back to the early 1980s – years before the public became widely aware of the climate threat.
The world has lost 10% of its wilderness areas in the past 20 years and, with it, vast stores of carbon.