John Thistleton Anglers are being advised not to transfer small boats from Yerrabi Pond into other waterways to avoid spreading deadly pathogens that may be responsible for killing large numbers of Murray cod.
Peter Hannam Australia’s largest solar plant moves one step closer to completion with the first of 1.35 million solar photovoltaic (PV) modules being installed on Wednesday at AGL’s Nyngan Solar plant...
Peter Hannam November is shaping up to be another unusually warm month, with the heat, a lack of rain and the prospect of more bouts of windy weather likely to keep NSW's fire-fighting resources stretched.
The Netherlands, almost a fifth of which is covered by lakes, rivers and dikes, may be unable to use surface waters as a source for drinking water by 2050 due to the changing climate and contaminants.
When 16th and 17th century European explorers sailed west in pursuit of a trade route to Asia, their search for a Northwest Passage was foiled by Arctic ice.
Nicole Hasham The risk to human health and the environment posed by coal seam gas can be managed but “unintended consequences” due to accidents, human error and natural disasters are inevitable, the...
Bridie Smith and Inga Ting Australia’s ecological footprint is the 13th-largest in the world - and is likely to get bigger following the repeal of the carbon tax, conservation group WWF has warned.
Nick O'Malley Nations big and small have condemned approaches such as those of Australia to climate change.
Bridie Smith As a young bloke, Terrah Guymala remembers being on a mission station and seeing wildfire smoke on the horizon. He recalls the "old people" on the mission talking about the smoke haze.
Carole Landry The largest gathering of world leaders on climate change opens at the United Nations on Tuesday amid calls for action to put the planet on course toward reversing global warming.
Yolanda Redrup A skeleton of the world's second largest animal, the fin whale, will be housed at Museum Victoria after the 25 tonne creature washed up on an isolated Victorian beach last week.
Andrew Masterson The debate about animal ethics has increased markedly over the past decade, but its core questions are beyond the reach of science, writes Andrew Masterson.
GERALDINE FABRIKANT As pressure grows from students who want to see their schools use financial clout to address environmental issues, Yale University's investment office wrote to its money managers asking them to...
Peter Cosier, John Williams, Lesley Hughes Maintenance of native vegetation and the habitat it provides is the cornerstone of all our strategies to manage land, water and biodiversity.
Caroline Zielinski Vets have saved a goldfish's life in remarkable micro-surgery at a Melbourne animal hospital.
Peter Hannam Naomi Klein's provocative new book takes on global capitalism's role in hastening climate change and argues the model needs replacing - fast.
Peter Hannam Confidence is growing among clean energy supporters that the Abbott government will be forced to back down over plans to make deep cuts to the renewable energy target (RET).
Andrew Darby Antarctic sea ice's area has exceeded 20 million square kilometres for the first time in recorded history, in a shift attributed to climate change.
Andrew Darby Japan has rejected an attempt by anti-whaling nations, including Australia, to clamp down on its controversial Antarctic "research" kill.
Caroline Zielinski Everyone loves a fish out of water story - all the more so, it seems, if it involves a goldfish lying on an operating table undergoing life-saving surgery.