A recent US study found tyre chemicals were polluting rivers and poisoning migratory salmon.
New research published in the journal Nature reveals that more than 1.2 million flow barriers exist on European rivers and that approximately 10% are obsolete.
Taiwan has made significant efforts in protecting its environment. A scholar writes about how the country educates its children on protecting the environment through Buddhist stories.
The decision recognises that water rights are critical for Indigenous people to restore customs, protect their culture, become economically independent and heal Country.
Flooding isn't always destructive – it can be part of our toolkit for restoring ecosystems.
The strange appearance of three humpback whales in a Kakadu river threw up many questions – including whether they'd come out on top in a fight with a crocodile.
We found that signal crayfish traps tend to catch larger males, letting the bulk of the population go free.
The ghosts of our industrial and agricultural past continue to haunt freshwater ecosystems today.
Conservation or copper? A proposed mine in northern Minnesota pits industrial jobs against a thriving outdoor economy.
After the Black Summer bushfires, heavy rains extinguished many fires but turned high quality water in our rivers to sludge. This is how we better prepare for next time.
The government has chosen a route not backed by evidence, and which will deliver a bad deal to taxpayers and the environment.
Researchers have collated measurements made by satellites, field sensors and people, to get a picture of the nature's recovery while we've been in lockdown.
Fish need to cross roads too. But the tunnels built to channel rivers under roads and railways can block their migrations.
When the post-bushfire rains finally arrived, the situation for many fish species went from dangerous to catastrophic. A slurry of ash and mud washed into waterways, sending oxygen levels plummeting.
The Aztecs had a shining city on a lake, with canals, causeways and aqueducts – until the Spanish came. Mexico City is still suffering the consequences of their bad public health decisions.
Cuba's sustainable approach to farming has protected its rivers from the kind of nutrient pollution that impairs many US waterways.
Efforts to engineer Britain's rivers over the past 75 years have only made flooding worse.
Thousands of dams across the US are aging and overdue for maintenance. Taking them down can revive rivers, restore fish runs and create new opportunities for tourism and outdoor activities.
The NSW government is soon expected to grant environmental approval to Snowy 2.0. But that process should be halted.
Over the next 50 years, the arid zone – containing the areas of true desert – is projected to expand well into the Murray-Darling Basin and almost entirely envelope the Lake Eyre Basin.