On March 7, workers at the Ford Rouge River plant marched for better working conditions, sparking America’s labor movement. Almost a century later, a quiet park honors their memory.
For years, Australia and New Zealand have been united in working for sustainable fishing in the South Pacific. That just changed.
Last year was the hottest in recorded history. That heat led to a range of unusually intense weather events across Australia.
Small modular reactors are popular among conservative politicians and supposedly the Australian public. But they’re nowhere near ready to power Australia in time to replace coal-powered stations.
Extreme winds from thunderstorms have downed transmission towers from Victoria to Western Australia in recent years. What’s going on?
Dust and traffic pollution add to the health hazard posed by some cooking fuels.
Research has revealed how British otters may have been able to recover from species loss in the 1950s with the help of otters from Asia.
Australia’s main grid has 40,000 km of transmission lines. Building another 10,000 km quickly is proving hard.
If not properly managed, heavy metals such as arsenic can accumulate in landfills and leach into soils and groundwater.
Transmission towers bent like soft plastic when extreme winds whipped through Victoria last week. Fixing it means asking hard questions.
In African coastal communities, traditional knowledge helps residents to anticipate and prepare for potential flooding events.
From sacrificial bark to fire-germinating gumnuts to stealthy buds the eucalyptus has evolved an arsenal of protective measures.
We’re all familiar with fire. But do you really know what it is and how it starts? Here’s the chemistry of fire – and why Australia is so prone to going up in flames.
We’ve brought some species back from the brink – but more and more are being threatened. Here’s why
We’re going to build a lot more solar as we race to clean up the grid. But as the world heats up, solar will degrade faster in hot, humid areas. We need to plan ahead.
Nature knows no borders. While decline of threatened migratory animals is alarming, there are reasons to be optimistic about international conservation efforts.
Critics have described Ghana’s emissions tax as premature.
When we see false information circulating, we might move to debunk it. But prebunking lies and explaining manipulation techniques can work better.
Our new maps show coral reefs are more extensive than we thought.
Many seabird colonies around UK coastlines struggle to breed because the sandeels they feed on have been overfished. The upcoming closure of sandeel fisheries will be good news for marine wildlife.