These Aussie diggers boost the health of our soils. But up until recently, we didn't know just how much soil they can turn over (hint: it's a lot).
Recent rains have not eliminated the threat of a repeat of last summer's mass fish deaths.
The surprise decision is an important win for many Australians, but reform of Australia's offshore petroleum laws is urgently required to protect marine environments.
Just as thermal coal can be replaced with clean energy from renewables, we can use low-emissions steel manufacturing to phase out metallurgical coal.
Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.
In all the strategies and tactics of the climate wars, the most disturbing development is that the carbon pricing became roadkill.
Perhaps 2℃ doesn't sound like much, but if you look through history, 2℃ temperature changes have had huge effects on the planet and people.
The absence of climate drivers – specifically, the Indian Ocean Dipole and La Niña – explains why Australia has gone so long without heavy rains.
It's important to remember that most of this greening is due to growth of grasses, which respond more rapidly after rain.
Simple maths reveals Labor's policy, if replicated by all other nations, would not avert dangerous global warming.
In NSW, honeybees are listed as a key threatening process to biodiversity.
Some people might think it's a ridiculous conversation, but for the sake of the planet we need to talk about ending capitalism.
In the blue corner is the extremely venomous Black Mamba – top snake of Africa – and in the red corner is the muscular Inland Taipan – Australia's alpha snake.
We all want to help native animals recover after bushfires, but giving a koala a drink from your water bottle can cause more harm than good. Here are some helpful things you can do.
This summer's bushfires have sparked a fiery debate about hazard-reduction burning. Scientists are still debating whether it really helps prevent bushfires – here's why.
The current state of our climate shouldn't be dismissed as a 'new normal'. The hard truth is many of our ecosystems will not recover from the damage.
In a warming world, trees can play a major role in keeping cities and your home cool. If you plan it right, they can even save you money and protect your home from bushfires.
First come the beetles, then the birds: how nature is surviving, and thriving, after a summer of fires.
Stikeez, the latest collection of plastic collectables from Coles, flies in the face of the company's plan to become Australia’s most sustainable supermarket.
Some parts of Australia have enjoyed excellent rainfall this year, but others have not. Drought relief is still slow and patchy.
We analysed what the world's top 58 airlines – such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas – are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough.
White's seahorse in Sydney uses seahorse hotels as temporary residence while their natural habitats recover.
Floods will undoubtably wash pollutants into water reservoirs. Are we prepared enough to protect our drinking water?
Leather isn't just a by-product of the meat industry, and raises serious moral questions for anyone who cares about animal rights.
Steggall's new bill outlines how to bring Australia's carbon emissions down to zero by 2050.