No other state in the South has had such large urban and suburban population growth since 2000.
New research forecasts that climate change will make multiyear stretches with low snow levels more common across western North America – bad news for water managers, farmers, foresters and skiers.
Australia's water supplies are at risk as climate extremes provoke erosion events that threaten lakes and dams.
The federal government's new $500 million funding package for the Great Barrier Reef seems predominantly focused on the tactics that are already being tried, without much success.
Some American voters hope that instant runoff can make our elections better. But a mathematician has an idea for another solution.
Australia will almost certainly miss its water quality targets for the Great Barrier Reef.
We're going to miss the Great Barrier Reef's water quality targets unless we help farmers better
To fix pollution on the Great Barrier Reef, some farming practices will have to change.
Land clearing in Queensland has tripled in the past five years.
Too much fertiliser can kill all life in parts of the ocean. It has happened before – and could do so again.
Despite 15 years of concerted action by the Australian and Queensland governments the health of the reef is not improving and in fact may be continuing to deteriorate.
The latest Great Barrier Reef report shows some improvements to water quality over the past five years, but there's still a lot to do on one particular problem: nitrogen.
Built-up urban environments transform the resource of rainwater into wasted runoff. Low Impact Development mimics nature to help get stormwater into the natural water system.