Sean Nicholls Logging would be allowed in NSW national parks and a freeze imposed on the declaration of new conservation areas under recommendations of a state parliamentary inquiry.
Sean Nicholls, Peter Hannam The forestry industry has accused the state government of failing to meet its commitments to timber supply and backed the recommendation of a parliamentary inquiry that national parks be opened up...
Protected areas for wildlife have expanded worldwide to cover a land area the size of Russia in the past two decades, but far more parks and reserves are needed to meet a 2020 target, a study shows.
Tom Arup Victoria's national parks will be open for private development under a shake-up unveiled by the state government.
Anna Patty THE government's decision to allow hunting of feral animals in national parks has raised concerns that native animals will be caught in the crossfire.
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...
Queensland will proceed with a controversial plan to allow starving cattle to graze in national parks and conservation reserves despite federal government opposition.
Anthony Ham The battle to save the African rhinoceros has all the ingredients for a Hollywood thriller. There are armed baddies with good guys in hot pursuit. There is a hint of glamour.
Amy Corderoy The government's decision to allow hunting in national parks is part of a “deliberate attack” on the environment, former NSW environment minister Bob Debus has told a packed rally at...
NSW will double hazard reduction burning as part of its first 10-year plan for managing bushfires in national parks.
Rory Callinan They should be the pin-up vistas of Australia's largest and most unique national park - the limpid streams and emerald flood plains of Yellow Water that nourish the heart of Kakadu in the Northern...
Sean Nicholls, Ben Cubby Every marine park in NSW will be reviewed, and bans on recreational fishing lifted in most marine sanctuaries, under major changes to environment laws announced by the state government.
Tom Arup and Henrietta Cook The Baillieu government has redrawn the boundaries of the Alpine National Park to allow the Falls Creek resort to expand.
Peter Hannam, Ben Cubby RAISING the Warragamba Dam wall by 23 metres will cost up to $800 million, it has been claimed, with experts divided over its value for reducing flooding.
Richard Willingham The heart of Kate Baillieu, long-time campaigner for the protection of Point Nepean National Park, sank when she heard of plans to develop the site and new state government guidelines for projects in...
Rory Callinan One morning at a remote ranger station in Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory, staff made a gruesome discovery.
President Barack Obama is considering naming nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz, one of his science and energy advisers, as the next energy secretary.
Nick Ralston PARTS of the state are facing their most serious bushfire threat in more than a decade amid a heatwave across much of Australia.
Sean Cockerham WASHINGTON: Critics want a halt to offshore Arctic drilling in the wake of Shell's latest mishap in the waters off Alaska, but there is no sign the Obama administration and key members of the US...
Heath Aston BUSHWALKERS will pay the price of the state government's decision to allow amateur hunters into national parks through increased insurance costs to reflect the risk of being shot.