The Defence Department says it will widen its probe into the spread of PFAS chemicals in Adelaide.

The Federal Government has been criticised for awarding $444 million in funding to a small Great Barrier Reef group with big mining links.

Experts have reviewed the impact of human-driven climate change on freshwater reserves around the world.

A new finding by Australian researchers could change our understanding of the history of the ocean.

New studies show the wildly disproportionate effect humans have had on life on Earth.

A Senate inquiry has dubbed climate change a “current and existential national security risk” to Australia.

Victoria has released new oil and gas reserves for exploration off the west coast.

The Northern Territory has extended a moratorium on seabed mining.

The resources minister says energy supply issues could lead to drilling for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

Snowy Mountains residents say their water is smelly, undrinkable and makes them itchy.

A NSW department has given the green light to a controversial sand mine inside a PFAS contamination risk zone.

The Northern Territory has extended a moratorium on seabed mining.

Origin Energy says it will double the capacity of the Shoalhaven hydro electricity scheme.

A leaked government review has stirred concerns about plans for a series of coal mines in NSW.

Territory Labor delegates have voted in favour of a ban on fracking.

Gas company Linc Energy has been fined a record $4.5 million for causing serious environmental harm.

This week’s federal Budget locks in $535.8 million to help the Reef, and extra funding for Indigenous rangers.

South Australia's royal commission into Murray-Darling matters will not double up on investigations.

Labor and the Coalition appear to have reached agreement on proposed MDBP amendments.

Experts say CO2 emissions could make it too warm for species living in marine protected areas (MPAs).

Environmental measures have been cut in week’s Budget announcement.

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