Mark Davis NATIONAL EDITOR TWENTY years after being found at an old CSIRO site in Fishermans Bend, in Melbourne, nearly 10,000 barrels of radioactive waste are moving to another ''temporary'' storage facility in outback South...
Ben Cubby GENETICALLY modified canola has already escaped from its containment areas in southern NSW, just over a year after a moratorium on growing the crop was lifted by the State Government.
Richard Macey THE massive dust cloud that turned Sydney red this week was blowing towards New Zealand last night.
Richard Macey WITH few clunky mechanical parts, the revolutionary all-electric ManGo may well be the car of the future.
Anne Davies HERALD CORRESPONDENT NEW YORK: Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has praised commitments by Japan and China to lower their carbon emissions - steps that should boost progress toward a global treaty in Copenhagen in December.
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.
Debra Jopson GEORGE McLAUGHLIN'S property has been on the market for five months, but after his new neighbour, Capital Wind Farm, fired up its turbines about a month ago, he decided to move out even if he cannot...
BEN CUBBY ENVIRONMENT REPORTER NSW has fallen behind other states in key areas of waste management and is likely to fall short of targets despite record levels of household recycling.
Damien McElroy and Mike Pflanz in Nairobi, Kenya VICTIMS of alleged contamination from a toxic waste dump in Ivory Coast have called on Trafigura, one of world's largest oil traders, to ensure a full clean-up of a polluted site after it settles a...
Tom Arup Environment Correspondent THERE are growing concerns about the health of marine life off the north-west coast of Australia as the Government gave itself powers to investigate the cause and effect of a massive oil spill in the...
Sanjida O'Connell ''WE WALKED out into a wasteland, grey and desolate. The buildings had deteriorated, windows had been smashed. Trees and weeds had grown over everything: it was a ghost town.
Ben Cubby A LANDMARK court decision yesterday cleared the way for an environment group to pursue a power company for allegedly allowing toxic water to spill into the Sydney Water catchment near Lithgow.
LONDON: On our crowded planet it often feels like you would have to journey to the ends of the Earth to find peace. Well, as it turns out, you would be right.
Tom Arup Environment Correspondent THE Great Barrier Reef's chances of survival from even moderate climate change is poor and ''catastrophic damage'' may not be avoided, the first Reef Outlook Report has found.
Ben Cubby Environment Reporter HEAVY metal pollution is still leaking from an old coalmine into a river in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area, a year after government tests showed that it was killing aquatic life.
Marian Wilkinson Environment Editor DURING the Vietnam War the apocryphal order, ''we have to burn the village to save it'', became shorthand for the flawed thinking of commanders.
Phillip Coorey SOME of Australia's biggest nuclear power advocates have given up the cause, believing Australia has ''missed the boat'' on embracing the energy source.
Peter Foster in Beijing MORE than 1300 children living near smelting plants in China are suffering from lead poisoning.
Richard Macey SYDNEY scientists have scored gold, helping create the world's most efficient technology for turning sunlight into electricity.
Richard Blackburn INDEPENDENT tests have called into question the fuel efficiency claims of Toyota's environmental hero car, the Prius.