Australians send about 4 million tonnes of food waste to landfill each year – but what if we could use it for other purposes?
Critics of Australia's fuel tax credits system have pointed to its impact on the budget bottom line, but calculating that cost is far from straightforward.
Tick paralysis affect 10,000 dogs each year in eastern Australia, and the treatment can be very expensive. Fortunately, a new drug available is available.
Australia's Great Northern Savannas are the largest and most intact ecosystem of their kind on Earth. But they still face pressure from grazing, mining and agricultural expansion.
Reducing the work week is one of the easiest steps we could take to radically reduce our environmental impact.
Eradicating feral animals from islands can be expensive, but new research shows where to get the biggest bang for our buck.
Marine parks need to cover large swathes of ocean, but they also need to cover the right areas if they are to deliver the best conservation. New research off Australia's northwest suggests how.
While no one likes getting bitten by mosquitoes, you might be surprised (and even a little fascinated) at the complex adaptions mosquitoes have developed to locate their favorite food sources.
Central Italy has been hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake, only seven years after a similar devastating quake in the region.
The first signs that humans were warming the climate appeared much earlier in the northern hemisphere - way back in the 1830s. But now the trend is emerging all over the globe.
Emerging research challenges the idea that sustainable housing is unaffordable. It shows sustainability and good design can be affordable when analyses include social, health and wellbeing benefits.
Atmospheric, marine, environmental, biological and medical scientists join in calling for more focus on the damage being wrought by climate change.
More than 50 animals in a Venezuelan zoo have reportedly died from starvation in the past few months.