Scientists and environment groups are moving to have the platypus declared 'vulnerable' after research showed its numbers are dwindling.
Donald Trump has railed against the Paris climate accord, telling the G20 summit that it was designed to cripple the American economy, not save the planet.
Deb Riechmann and Aya Batrawy
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has indicated the government will drop controversial credits towards meeting carbon emission reduction targets.
Daniel McCulloch and Rebecca Gredley
After almost a year, Denmark’s William Bay National Park has officially reopened to the public.
The UK is bringing forward its ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars to 2030, as part of its drive to zero emissions by 2050.
The amount of garbage Australia is sending to landfill has been revealed, and broken down by person it’s a lot more than you probably think.
Australia and India are the only two G20 members without a carbon pricing scheme or plans to implement one, a new report has found ahead of a virtual summit.
Rebecca Gredley and Tiffanie Turnbull
More than 4.5 billion containers and bottles have been recycled in NSW since the introduction of the state's return and earn scheme in 2017.
Australia’s climate has gotten extremely hot extremely quickly, according to a new report – and there are warnings about what we should expect next.
Woolworths has been questioned if it will retain its promotional collectibles Ooshies after implementing ambitious plastic reduction targets.
It is the latest Australian company to join the global RE100 movement, bringing together businesses around the world to commit to 100 per cent renewable power.
The group joins a growing number of major resources companies setting interim targets on the way to hitting their Paris Agreement commitments.
Australia is seeing an unstoppable wave of action on clean job creation, the Climate Council says, as NSW unveils a $32 billion plan to turn away from coal.
Sailing legend Jon Sanders is so close yet so far from completing his 11th world circumnavigation — because he’s stuck in Bundaberg. But it’s not the coronavirus keeping him there.
WA will phase out a range of single use plastics by 2023 - including plastic straws, thick plastic bags, and plastic plates and cutlery.
An Extinction Rebellion protester sparked traffic chaos when she suspended herself from a tripod on a major Brisbane road.
A man has locked himself to a concrete batching plant in protest against the Carmichael coalmine in central Queensland.
The South Australian government has rejected bids by 11 councils to keep a ban on genetically-modified crops in their regions.
Scientists using high-quality images have found two species of Australian bees who have adapted their vision and are busy pollinating at night.
The Great Southern is well represented in this year’s Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards with Albany, Kojonup and Wellstead named finalists for the State title.
The Greens want to establish a moratorium on clearing koala habitat, after the Morrison government approved a NSW quarry extension where hectares will be dozed.
Coca-Cola's Australian operation will ditch using polystyrene - an environmental hazard - for its frozen drinks from next year.
Experiencing Beijing’s choking smog as a seven-year-old had such a big impact on Curtin University student Tiffany Verga that it helped shape her career choices 15 years later.
Most Australians would prefer investment in clean energy to help lift the economy out of its COVID-induced recession to the Federal Government’s plan for a “gas-fired” recovery.
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