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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Matthew Moore THE soft drink and alcohol industries have begun a national campaign to head off growing moves for an Australia-wide scheme where consumers pay a 10¢ refundable deposit on all drinks containers.
Kylie Northover Already one of Melbourne Zoo's top attractions, the resident meerkat family has recently increased - in both bodies and cuteness factor - by five.
Dominic Bossi Hidden stashes of cash will be the next targets of sniffer dogs as the NSW Police prepares to train its newest recruits to find large amounts of hidden notes.
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.
The Queensland government aims to wipe out puppy farms under proposed new registration requirements for dog breeders.
Jacqueline Maley Environmetal blight, eyesore, safety hazard. But on the upside, fun to go joyriding in.
Deborah Smith It will appear on gift tags, on wrapping paper, on door frames and, Justin Bieber hopes, as a present under the Christmas tree.
Alexandra Smith THE dust-covered kelpie that roamed the Pilbara making friends along the way became an instant celebrity when his life story made it to the big screen.
Gareth Hutchens Meet Les. He is one of a new litter of German shepherd police pups and has been named in honour of The Sun-Herald's late crime reporter, the respected Les Kennedy.
Tom Arup, Environment Reporter Port Phillip Bay needs a major new clean-up push, according to Federal MP Greg Hunt.
With voices hardly louder than an insect's buzz, the tiniest frogs ever discovered are smaller than a coin and hop about the rainforest of the tropical island of Papua New Guinea, US scientists say.