Tom Arup Bottles and cans are a significantly smaller proportion of litter in South Australia than NSW or Victoria, a result conservationists say is evidence the state's 10¢ refund for recyclable containers...
Jen Rosenberg Keep Australia Beautiful is relaunching the successful Do The Right Thing anti-littering campaign with support from corporate sponsors such as Coca-Cola Amatil - earning a rebuke from...
Katy Waldman Just when you were hoping there were no new ways to be racist, it turns out people may be racist against dogs.
Kirsten Lawson The ACT Government has banned sow stalls and battery cages, in what it says is the most far-reaching legislation in the country.
David Suzuki Politicians around the world continue to retreat from the battle to protect the environment.
Sarah Whyte Keep Australia Beautiful, one of Australia's most trusted environment groups, is lobbying governments to oppose a bottle and can recycling scheme, while being funded by Coca-Cola.
Sarah Whyte A split has emerged at Keep Australia Beautiful on whether to support the cash-for-cans recycling proposal, despite its national organisation lobbying against it with Coca-Cola.
Tom McIlroy Experts are predicting a big year for Canberra's much-maligned bogong moths after an early arrival in 2013
Leesha McKenny and Sarah Whyte "If you see them in a bushfire, they go off like a bomb," said Clint Smart of an unlikely weapon that found its way into firefighters’ arsenal in the Blue Mountains on Tuesday.
Natalie O'Brien Thousands of healthy greyhound puppies are disappearing, presumed killed, every year, but their deaths are not reported or investigated by the $144 million greyhound racing industry.
Megan Doherty, David McLennan The Canberra Liberals have confirmed they will overturn the territory’s ban on free plastic bags if they win October’s ACT election.
They're cute and cuddly but, best of all, these three baby Tasmanian devils could help bring their kind back from the brink of extinction.
The Victorian government has vowed to clean up the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay and crack down on litterbugs - but there's no extra money for the effort.
John Upton Beijing gets a lot of attention for its pollution, but it’s nowhere near the top of the list of the world's dirtiest cities.
Sarah-Jane Collins Darling Harbour is so choked with litter, much of it under piers and walkways out of the public eye, that it is one of the most polluted areas in Sydney, a new report says.
Peter Hannam The 'recycling wars' between Coca-Cola and Greenpeace have spilt into cyberspace, with the beverage giant snagging the top advertising slot for searches of the environmental group's name.
Bridie Smith CSIRO survey highlights the proliferation of debris.
Peter Hannam The accumulation of rubbish near the ocean surface is well known, such as the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' which could extend over a region twice the size of Australia.
Toppy Chanthavong You could soon get 10c a pop for every aluminium can and plastic or glass bottle you recycle - if state and national environmental groups get their way.
Tony Cathcart, a quiet sort of bloke nearing 50, once spent 187 nights hunting a tabby cat through the red earth desert between Mildura on the River Murray and Broken Hill in far western NSW.