Bridie Smith and Inga Ting Australia’s ecological footprint is the 13th-largest in the world - and is likely to get bigger following the repeal of the carbon tax, conservation group WWF has warned.
Sophia Phan We know a tree's rings can tell us how old it is. Now scientists are using DNA-style technology to identify where trees come from.
Emma Kelly Canberrans are being urged to keep a close eye out for European wasps and potential nest sites before the winter hibernation period closes in.
Bridie Smith Research shows the myna bird is proving a major problem for native bird species.
Nicky Phillips, Science Researchers are using electro-fishing to capture endangered Macquarie perch to survey the endangered fish species.
Nicky Phillips, SCIENCE Kangaroos and koalas should share this wide, brown land with elephants, a scientist has advised.
Michael Duffy It's been suggested that passionate environmentalism is a bit like religion. It has its own sense of original sin, the belief that the New World was once a pristine and stable wilderness that was...
'No one is allowed to sleep until we find it.'' Ecologist Dr James Smith is half joking but the force of his voice suggests he is determined, even a bit desperate.
Tom Arup ACROSS the great Lake Eyre basin that covers the heart of Australia, there is an environmental boom occurring, the kind not seen in decades.
Tom Arup Across the great Lake Eyre Basin, an environmental boom is occurring.
Nicky Phillips Introduced plant species are becoming stronger, more versatile invaders by rapidly evolving to suit Australia's harsh climate, research has found.
Peter Ker There are moments when the Tasmanian wilderness achieves pure silence, leaving city ears straining for noise.
Facing extinction, these rare birds have been given a helping hand to fight back, writes Peter Ker.
Nicky Phillips SCIENCE REMOVING willow trees from river banks could return hundreds of megalitres of water to struggling river systems, research by the CSIRO has found.
Brian Robins The Shooters and Fishers Party wants the new state government to allow the hunting of feral animals in national parks along with a review of marine parks, saying ''political'' factors underscored...
The shores of Lake Burley Griffin have made a list of the heritage places most at risk in Australia - to the surprise of the National Capital Authority.
More than a fifth of the world's plant species faces the threat of extinction, according to research released on Wednesday.