Helen Greenwood LONGSNOUT boarfish, Ray's bream and redbait are not fish that most people eat. Yet, they are exactly the fish that people should eat if they care about seafood sustainability.
Vince Chadwick There aren't always more fish in the sea. Growing community concern about over-fishing has prompted scientists to investigate the health of populations in Australian waters and to assess the impact...
Tom Arup, David Wroe A UN high-level panel on sustainability that includes Kevin Rudd has urged the world to dramatically change the way it does business amid growing inequality, environmental problems and ''teetering...
David Lockwood After the National Heart Foundation pulled its tick of approval from McDonald's meals last week, it may pay to question the labelling of so-called sustainable seafood.
Melissa Davey ''Change happens through example and not through just talking about it,'' Greg Olsen says.
Leesha McKenny PUMPKINS are the latest instructional tools being used to teach children about sustainable farming practices.
Tom Arup Victoria should overhaul its energy supply and change its approach to planned burns as part of efforts to stop worrying declines in the state's environmental health.
Alexia Attwood For the Clarke family of Camden, faking it is not an option at Christmas.
Esther Han That familiar dolphin sticker slapped on tuna cans for two decades worked. The global dolphin-friendly campaign has seen the death rates of dolphins captured in fishing gear plunge by 99 per cent,...
Andrew Darby Australian fishers are edging closer to sustainability, but a handful of wild stocks are still being damaged, according to a federal government report.
Hamish Boland-Rudder Producers and backyard gardeners around Canberra were holding their breath on Tuesday morning as the second-coldest October night on record left frost over parts of the region.
Brittany Ruppert A Sydney council has rejected claims it is not doing enough to safeguard Bondi Beach, the mayor arguing it is ''ahead of the game'' on environmental responsibility.
Tom Arup On the eve of the next major United Nations assessment of climate change, senior Australian scientists have said the world needs to increase its ambition to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Peter Hannam The take-up of so-called green loans continues to be limited as markets have been slow to value energy efficiency on the home front, a sustainability expert says.
Peter Hannam Australia's rush to acquire airconditioners and fridges is creating a greenhouse gas time bomb, which the Greens and environmental groups say existing regulations, including the carbon tax, are ill...
Ben Cubby A pipeline that would pump more than 600 Olympic-sized swimming pools of drinking water a year to Orange, in the state's central west, will rely on water that is essential to sustain an...
David Jones, Blair Trewin, Karl Braganza, and Rob Smalley from Australian Bureau of Meteorology The last 10 months have been abnormally warm across Australia and we’ve seen a notable lack of unusually cold weather this winter. Are we heading for the hottest year on record?
Ben Cubby Looking out of an aircraft window as you approach Sydney Airport or Melbourne's Tullamarine, our cities look clean, green, pollution-free. Solar panels wink back at you from a growing number of roofs.
Australia hasn't done enough to stop UNESCO listing the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger", a new report by conservationists says.
Andrew Darby An Australian-backed illegal fishing watchdog in Asia is on the heels of some of the last toothfish pirates, as a long-plundered fishery moves to a sustainable catch - and to local meal tables.