Some skinks have been known to kill their babies – but one remarkable species goes to any lengths to save them.
Three recent studies shed new light, as understanding how the behaviour of Australia's wildlife changes at night can help scientists better protect them.
Building renewable energy infrastructure involves mining for materials such as lithium, graphite and cobalt. If not done responsibly, that could cause huge environmental damage.
US ideas about conservation center on walling off land from use. That approach often means expelling Indigenous and other poor people who may be its most effective caretakers.
The Superb Lyrebird is famous for its song and dance, but what is less known is their extraordinary role as world-class ecosystem engineers.
Tesla founder Elon Musk has described hydrogen-powered cars as "mind-bogglingly stupid". So is he right?
With targeted conservation action, we might just save many of these species before it's too late.
Yesterday, the bushfire royal commission handed down interim observations. But there's a glaring omission.
An official report on Thursday said blackouts are not expected this summer. But consumers will still have to pay through the nose to make the system more reliable.
In a recent survey, 64% of youths said they've experienced bushfires, heatwaves and drought in the past three years. But 88% believe they're not taught to protect themselves and their communities.
California's bushfire disaster is eerily reminiscent of Australia's Black Summer. We share the same fiery fate, and must learn to adapt.
It shouldn't have been the case that business groups only acted when the problem became undeniable and started to hurt profits.
The Berejiklian government must step up to the challenge of saving koalas in NSW from their predicted fate: extinction in the wild by 2050.
Some coal workers have the right skills and work in the right location to get a job in renewables. But many, such as semi-skilled machine operators, cannot.
Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.
Up to 8,000 spectacled flying-foxes, around 12% of the species' population, will be forced to leave their home in central Cairns.
Australia's COVID-19 response was bettered only by South Korea and Latvia, according to a new United Nations report. Just don't ask how we're doing on climate and sustainability.
As the world warmed from the last ice age, a rise in carbon dioxide levels stalled for nearly 2,000 years. That's always puzzled scientists, but now they think they know what happened.
The drop in traffic during COVID-19 lockdowns reduced global emissions. If we keep encouraging cycling and working from home beyond the pandemic, our climate goals may become more achievable.
Pacific communities have always been resilient, surviving on islands in the middle of oceans for more than 3,000 years. But climate change is an unprecedented challenge.