The critically endangered orange-bellied parrot is having a fruitful breeding season in southwest Tasmania, giving hope for the species' survival.
General Motors is teaming up with Microsoft to accelerate its roll-out of electric, self-driving cars.
Japanese-owned mineral sands producer Doral has been given a conditional environmental nod to develop the Yalyalup project about 11km south-east of Busselton.
The State Government has announced a plan to phase out a wide range of single-use plastics but The Green Pantry in Denmark is one step ahead.
Last year's global temperatures were on par with 2016 as the warmest on record, with environment groups again calling for greater climate action.
Concerns about the environmental impact of plastic condoms is leading some ‘eco-sexuals’ to go condom free — contributing to a concerning spike in STIs.
The year 2020 was the equal warmest on record for the planet, but NASA says it could have been worse without the Australian bushfires.
NSW's Wollemi Pines have been declared an "asset of intergenerational significance", making it easier for government to protect them from bushfires.
A paper published by a group of international scientists says the world is facing a ghastly future unless decisive action is taken.
An illustration of climate activist Greta Thunberg will feature on a Swedish postal stamp.
The NSW government's response to a parliamentary inquiry report on protecting koalas has been handed down, accepting 11 of the 42 recommendations made.
Prince Charles is to launch a charter for signatory companies to pledge to act in the best interests of people and environmental sustainability.
If a single line was created from all the drink containers West Australians have recycled under the Containers for Change scheme, it would stretch from Albany to Kununurra — and back.
A damaged bulk livestock carrier has been removed from Australian waters and ordered not to return for at least two years - the longest ban ever issued.
It was the year the drought broke, but 2020 shattered plenty of climate records across the country.
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who galvanised attention on the issue of climate change affecting future generations, is turning 18.
Mexico City's nine million residents have spent the past year adjusting to or in some cases ignoring the impending law change on banning single-use plastics..
Sir David Attenborough has called for positive change in 2021 and said UN climate talks this year will be a "crucial moment in our history".
One of China's 'mother rivers', the 6,300 km Yangtze is to have better protection from chemical and other pollution under new laws.
Another 500 new species covering all branches of the animal kingdom have been identified by natural history scientists during 2020.
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South Australia's Environment Protection Authority says the Nyrstar smelting operations at Port Pirie is set to breach the conditions of its new licence.
With Australians throwing out more than 7.3 million tonnes of food each year, the federal government has announced a new body focused on reducing food waste.
As a new report reveals the extent of Amazon’s use of plastic, here’s what to do with bubble wrap from your Christmas shopping.
Containers filled with hazardous and toxic waste will be shipped back to the US, Australia, New Zealand and the UK, the Indonesian government says.
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