WA councils fear thousands of tonnes of recycling is at risk of ending up in landfill when a Federal Government ban preventing some Australian plastic from being sent overseas comes into effect.
About 5,000 people have now signed the petition, which is aimed at getting more help for the little penguins on Penguin Island.
As a major producer of metallurgical coal, the WA-based miner’s scope three emissions make up more than 80 per cent of its total carbon footprint but will not come under the new targets.
A WWF report shows Australia is at the forefront of a global trend showing hundreds of millions of people around the world are concerned by biodiversity loss.
Coles and Woolworths are among almost 60 leading Australian brands who have pledged to reduce plastic waste by 2025.
Traditional owners are likely to travel to Canberra to make submissions to the Juukan inquiry about Glencore's McArthur River Mine in the Northern Territory.
Life-sized sculptures of elephants have been displayed outside Buckingham Palace to support an environmental message of humans coexisting with other animals.
They’re cute. They’re also critically endangered. But now a number of native Aussie species have a new shot at survival.
A Melbourne landscaper recently became Australia's first certified carbon-neutral tradie - now he is using the title to urge others to follow his lead.
Sea World is now the only place in Australia breeding dolphins in captivity. The RSPCA says it must stop but the park says parenthood is good for its dolphins.
Landholders and volunteers are helping to protect the Nullaki peninsula in the hope it will some day be home to a sanctuary for endangered and threatened species.
Authorities are warning a thick haze blanketing the city will not clear until later tonight, after smoke alerts were issued for most of the metropolitan and Peel regions this afternoon.
Construction will start next year on Australia's new national seed bank, which will quadruple existing storage capacity to protect native species.
There are more than 2.68 million rooftop solar power systems installed on roofs across the nation, equating to one in four households.
WA Labor is set to use its majority in the Upper House to permanently kill off Roe 8 and 9.
A major conservation group claims spending on the environment and climate represents less than 1 per cent of the federal budget and that renewables have been neglected.
Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore says the city will bring forward its net-zero emissions goal by five years to 2035.
The Morrison government's federal budget has provided a mixed bag on climate action, prompting a varied response from environmentalists and industry.
A study by James Cook University shows there is only a small window of opportunity to reduce the impact of carbon emissions on coral reefs.
A paper that claims the severity and extent of the Black Summer bushfires are not the legacy of logging has has been slammed by other academics.
Researchers are concerned toxic firefighting chemicals found in Australian sea lions and seals could threaten already vulnerable populations.
Political fighting has again erupted over management of the embattled Murray-Darling Basin with few signs of a solution on the horizon.
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The energy company AGL has taken Greenpeace to court for using its logo in a campaign against the company's fossil fuel emissions.
Amazon deforestation has increased for a second straight month, according to Brazilian government data, with destruction picking up before the burning season.
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