New Zealand's Whanganui River and the Ganga and Yamuna Rivers in India have been given the right to 'sue' over issues like pollution. The challenge now is to ensure these legal rights are enforced.
A reliable water supply from Australia's mountain catchments depends on intact and functioning ecosystems.
A new documentary highlights the plight of marine animals living among the estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic rubbish generated by humans.
By boosting the demand for energy from the grid, electric cars could help create an incentive for more renewable energy investment, while smoothing over issues with supply and demand.
We're in danger of losing the health benefits of soils faster than they are replaced.
The government's charity drive for threatened species shows it's unwilling to invest what's needed to prevent extinction.
The current flurry of energy policy aims to make power cheaper and more reliable. But it will take more than that to meet vital longer-term goals like cutting carbon while keeping future prices low.
The South Australian and federal governments' energy feud reached a peak this week, but just who is responsible?
A planned expansion to the Snowy Hydro scheme is grabbing headlines. But a new plan could build oceanfront hydro power in places without mountains - including South Australia.
Biodiversity keeps declining despite lots of accumulated knowledge and numerous international and national commitments to act.
Pet food is a multi-billion-dollar industry that consumes huge amounts of animal protein. A veterinary nutrition specialist explains how to feed dogs and cats healthily and sustainably.
The Australian government is considering a cap on car emissions, and the savings in fuel and health costs mean there's no reason to delay.
The Great Barrier Reef is bleaching again. Without greater action on climate change and water quality, its World Heritage status could be listed as "in danger".
It is essential to maintain global food supply, but the clock is ticking.
We aren’t just jostling with each other for beach space. Scuttling, waddling, hopping or flying away from beachgoers all around Australia, wildlife struggles to survive the daily disturbances.
South Australia has unveiled its keenly awaited energy plan, featuring battery storage, a state-owned gas power station, and a thumb of the nose to the federal electricity rules.
South Australia is investing $550 million in a plan to improve the reliability of its electricity. But the side-effect is that the National Electricity Market will now be even harder to run.
In early 2016 reports appeared that vast swathes of mangroves had died in the Gulf of Carpentaria. It now appears heat and drought were to blame.
Electricity retailers need to make their prices and offers more transparent and easier for customers to understand, or risk having to submit to price regulation to drive down bills.
Even supposedly "green" technologies such as renewable energy require materials, land and solar exposure and cannot grow indefinitely on this planet.
After 12 years, The Climate Institute is shutting down having failed to find financial backing for its brand of "centrist, pragmatic advocacy" on climate policy.
The British overseas territory faces an environmental crisis.
The country is now compelled to send its army into an area where a major resource extraction project has failed to deliver on its promises to landowners.
Relations between Indigenous peoples and environmentalists can be productive for both parties, but they will always be unstable.
Nuclear power was a cornerstone of Japan's energy strategy for decades, until the Fukushima disaster. The current government wants to keep some nuclear reactors open, but has lost public support.