Barnaby Joyce will take the captain’s chair on a voyage toward new and bigger dams.

The Federal Government has put up more funds for irrigators looking to upgrade their equipment in exchange for some of their water rights.

Scientists say a proposed fishing ban near the island of Palau would help the oceanic industry.

Millions of pounds will be spent on a classic engineering solution to fix flooding in the UK.

Several bodies are calling for increased scrutiny of the Port of Gladstone, as the federal environment department moves to delay its decision on leaking dredge spoils.

A court case will argue that Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt failed in his obligation to protect the environment, by approving the dredging and expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal.

German scientists have detailed new ways to recover valuable substances from wastewater.

An event has been organised by rural landholders to get a better grasp of the potential risks from CSG extraction.

UPDATE - The Victorian Government has engaged a forensic investigations firm to look into the sources of the leaked information.

The rules governing the trade of water rights have been changed.

New tools will help future wave power designs get the most from the ocean.

Woodside’s floating Browse gas project will produce 17,000 barrels of LNG per day for fifty years, the company hopes.

Sea anemones are essentially half plant, half animal.

Studies have revealed new functions for the elusive narwhal’s giant tusk.

UPDATE: Assistant Treasurer Arthur Sinodinos has stood down amid the corruption inquiry, but maintains he will be "vindicated" and has been described by the Prime Minister as "a man of great distinction ... and high competence".

Work has begun on a $40 million plan for better water supplies in Victoria.

Using a giant battery made of water and gravity, engineers have proposed a new way to store renewable energy to meet extra demands.

Billions could be saved by better consideration of water resources in relation to the global food trade, research suggests.

Authorities are investigating the apparent leak of a carcinogenic substance into groundwater in New South Wales.

The Waterwise Towns program is being rolled-out across Western Australia's south-west and Great Southern regions, with thousands expected to save water and money.

The people of Broken Hill are pleased by the city’s increased water prices, which will allow many to properly tend their gardens once more. 

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