Antibiotic resistance genes are spreading to Australian wildlife, including captive sea lions and rock wallabies, and the little penguins of Sydney Harbour.

The Federal Government says it is taking stronger action against illegal fishing.

Studies on the recovery of Australia’s humpback whale populations have revealed that they are increasing at a remarkable rate, among the highest documented worldwide.

The MDBA says River Murray communities between Hume Dam and Yarrawonga Weir can expect varying flows in late July and early August.

Queensland tourism staff are being upskilled to get more eyes on the Great Barrier Reef.

The Queensland Transport Department is scrambling to deal with an oil spill along a 10 kilometre stretch of water in the ocean south of Townsville.

Local research engineers have developed a flotilla of robot boats to monitor the effects of major weather events and provide early warning on potential environmental disasters.

Conservationists are celebrating an oil and gas company’s decision not to hydraulically frack a well in Western Australia's Mid West.

Negotiations are underway which could see a largely-dormant desalination plant take an extra thirty years to pay off.

A new agreement between the Federal and New South Wales Governments is aimed at ensuring more water savings for the state’s Great Artesian Basin - one of the largest underground water reservoirs in the world.

Conservationists and authorities around Australia are mourning the loss of one of the environment’s fiercest defenders.

A Kiribati man faces deportation from New Zealand, after failing in his bid to become the world’s first climate refugee.

An experimental NASA satellite is providing some exciting and useful data on Australian groundwater, but it has all happened by accident.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is pushing for half of Australia's large-scale energy production to come from renewable sources within 15 years.

A former member of the expert committee behind the approval of the Shenhua Watermark coal mine says it comes with big risks to water supplies.

Public servants at Murray Darling-Basin Authority have voted to strike over their ongoing pay and conditions battle.

Lobby groups say the Federal Government’s focus on Northern Australia could reinvigorate their campaign for the Urannah Dam in North Queensland.

A respected hydrologist has told New South Wales farmers that they have nothing to fear from coal seam gas (CSG) operations in the Pilliga forest.

There is disagreement between green groups and government bodies as to whether rising water prices in the Murray River system are the result of the basin plan.

Researchers in the Northern Territory will assess the resilience of freshwater fish in the region’s rivers.

Research has revealed an intriguing behaviour displayed by the cuttlefish – it sizes up a counterpart and adjusts its fighting style before battle.

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