Esther Han Urban beekeepers are demanding Bunnings Warehouse remove all products containing neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides, after a European Union ban.
The earth's environmental systems "are being pushed towards their biophysical limits," the United Nations Environment Program says.
The owner of 22 horses that died suddenly on a south-east Queensland property has questioned a finding that scrub ticks or botulism probably caused the deaths.
The Great Barrier Reef is being contaminated by farm chemicals up to 50 times the levels deemed safe, World Wildlife Fund Australia says.
Starving turtles and carcasses are washing up along the Queensland coast amid warning of a wildlife crisis on the Great Barrier Reef.
Jessica Wright AUSTRALIAN authorities have confirmed a class of antibiotic recently banned for use in livestock in the United States is used to treat animals bred for human consumption in Australia.
The United Nations has completed the first-ever global assessment of the state of the planet's land resources, finding in a report today that a quarter of all farmland is highly degraded and warning...
Miranda Forster More dugongs have died this year than in all of 2010 because of Queensland's summer of disasters.
Ben Cubby The recent chemical leaks from Orica factories are not isolated events but fit a wider pattern of continuing pollution at hundreds of sites, an analysis of the state's environmental protection...
Esther Han Last April, Lily Morrissey crammed a small camera, a camcorder and a laptop into her backpack and embarked on a worldwide adventure to document solutions to environmental problems.
Commercial fishers will have to record their catches electronically under legislation to be introduced in federal parliament in the coming weeks.
Scientists searching for the cause of the mass deaths of dolphins and pelicans off the coast of Peru think they know what killed the pelicans.
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard Almost a third of global farm output depends on animal pollination, largely by honey bees.
LOS ANGELES: Scientists still do not know what is causing flocks of birds to drop from the sky in America's south as several hundred more fell dead on to a Louisiana highway.
Living by her conscience gives this activist the courage to oppose the unjust, writes Matt Wade.
Stephen Bates LONDON: Otters in Britain, which 30 years ago were thought to be on the brink of extinction, have made a remarkable comeback and are now to be found almost everywhere, a report by the Environment...
Paola Totaro The yearning for silence amid London's incessant bustle has led to increasingly frequent weekend forays into the English countryside, a world redolent with images from stories read in bed as little...
Kelly Burke FAKE organic products will be easier to expose and prosecute with the introduction of an Australian Standard imposing strict industry guidelines from today.
Farmers who can no longer irrigate fear nothing will be left to drink, writes Matt Wade.
Kelly Burke CONSUMER AFFAIRS OVERSEAS research has discredited the safety assessment data used by the national pesticides authority to justify using one of the world's most toxic crop sprays, endosulfan.