Peter Hannam Mining companies will be given greater flexibility in how they compensate for sensitive habitats destroyed by their operations under a draft policy proposed by the O'Farrell government.
Bridie Smith Endangered frogs that returned to their mountain home almost 30 years after going extinct at the site look to have re-established at their former stronghold.
Andrew Darby A 93-kilometre tourist drive will cut through the Tarkine wilderness, stronghold of a healthy population of Tasmanian devils.
Nicky Phillips, Science Researchers are using electro-fishing to capture endangered Macquarie perch to survey the endangered fish species.
The opposition has accused NSW Environment Minister Robyn Parker of allowing the logging of koala habitats on the state's mid north coast.
Saffron Howden THE state Environment Department has approved logging of almost 2000 hectares of significant koala habitat contrary to its own guidelines, conservationists say.
Ron Cerabona One of the enduring overseas jokes about Australia is that our towns and cities have kangaroos hopping down the streets. In Canberra, at least, it's not a joke.
Ben Cubby A property developer has been fined $127,500 for illegally clearing a koala habitat south-west of Sydney.
Jennie Curtin If you're about to fly from Sydney to the Arctic Circle to find a mate, it helps to have a place to rest and conserve your energy.
Peter Hannam Residents of the hamlet of Bulga in the Upper Hunter say Rio Tinto should accept the verdicts of two courts and drop plans to extend its Warkworth open-cut coal mine.
Nicky Phillips Jodi Rowley can barely contain her excitement when she describes the bizarre new species of frog she helped discover in Vietnam.
Peter Hannam Proposed loosening of land-clearing codes by the O'Farrell government will allow NSW farmers to “slash, burn and rip” will little oversight, environmental groups claim.
Darren Gray Hunters will be authorised to shoot and kill up to 220 deer at three parks near Melbourne under a culling program to be managed by Parks Victoria.
Beau Donelly Conservationists have been ordered to rip down a tree house in a state forest north-east of Melbourne that was built to highlight the plight of Victoria's faunal emblem.
At long last she's appeared - the first Goodfellow's tree kangaroo joey born in captivity in more than 20 years at Sydney's Taronga Zoo.
Colin Cosier The world's only captive leopard seal, Casey, has been euthanised at Taronga Zoo after falling ill.
Anna Patty Marine conservationist Attila Kaszo fears for the survival of some fish species if the state government pushes ahead this week with a decision to lift a ban on recreational fishing in protected...
Megan Doherty A team of volunteers will be taking to the water by kayak near Canberra to tackle the scourge of Australian waterways - the willow.
Tony Moore Fauna experts have recommended the conservation status of the koala in Queensland be downgraded and broadened to "vulnerable" throughout the state.
Kirsty Needham Think of it as the bat's revenge. A colony of 10,000 flying foxes that descended on a coastal forest - after the NSW government approved the land be cleared for the Pacific Highway upgrade - includes...