In its annual threat assessment, the spy agency has named sabotage by foreign actors as an increasing concern - and we too, should take it seriously.
Cratons are pieces of ancient continents that formed billions of years ago.
It’s a horror story unfolding in the west that could sweep across the country. Beware the shot-hole borer, an exotic pest that threatens our tree crops, plantations, urban forests and wild places.
Cane toads are evolving as they spread across Australia. Parasitic lungworms are becoming more infectious to keep up.
Australia lags the US and Canada when it comes to involving Indigenous people in projects on their land. With the growth of renewable energy we have an opportunity to make a fresh start.
A new emphasis on involving a wider range of society and the economy in foreign affairs is taking hold.
All the attention is on the Paris summer games starting in July, but there’s plenty else to get excited about this year.
The climate migration deal has been dubbed as offering Tuvaluans a lifeline, but others say it is a neocolonial arrangement that does not tackle rising ocean levels.
The lessons from Tasmania are clear. Asserting Indigenous rights in Canada can be mutually beneficial for all.
Fossil traces of the oldest complex ecosystems are found in precious few locations worldwide, including Australia. Newly dated fossils from Wales now join the ranks.
Official investigations of suspected Nazi collaborators have long closed. But families are still grappling with the hidden secrets of loved ones, a new book details.
While we seem to have a steady stream of political scandals in Australia, many of them have been seen before, albeit in a different guise.
The Mari Lwyd and the plygain are two prominent Welsh traditions celebrated over Christmas and the new year.
Neuromorphic computers aim to one day replicate the amazing efficiency of the brain.
The leaders called on Israel to ‘respect international humanitarian law’, and said Hamas has no place in the future governance of Gaza.
While the notion of terroir has long been the foundation of European wine, research in the 1930s in the US began to reveal the link between climate and wine.
The Christmas pudding, once known as the ‘Empire Pudding,’ reflects the lasting legacy of the British Empire.
El Niño looms large as we head into the Australian summer. But can everyone expect hot and dry weather? What drives the weather in your state?
Australia is planning for a very hot summer, which will have far-reaching consequences for many people. It’s time governments took this more seriously and, importantly, took action.
Australia’s latest climate change statement shows we have little hope of reaching net zero emissions by 2050. There’s good news on the 2030 target, but then what?