Authorities have closed Salmon Beach and are urging people to check shark activity after a surfer was knocked from his board this afternoon.
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee is pushing ahead with plans to classify the Great Barrier Reef as endangered.
The equivalent to 8500 football fields will be added to the Queensland's protected areas in a bid to safeguard wildlife habitat.
Former Greens leader Bob Brown and federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley have met in Tasmania to discuss a controversial mine expansion plan.
Bull sharks may be terrifying predators – but they can make ‘friends,’ according to a new study.
‘Blokes sunbathing nude with a deer’ wouldn’t happen in WA, Premier Mark McGowan has joked, after nude NSW sunbathers copped fines for breaching COVID-19 orders.
Beijing has slammed the suggestion that it played a role in pressuring UNESCO to list the Great Barrier Reef as a world heritage site “in danger”.
The Commonwealth Government long ago decided to exercise its constitutional powers to stamp its authority on the custodianship of our natural environment.
Australian scientists believe they have discovered a new population of rare pygmy blue whales thanks to nuclear bomb detectors in the Indian Ocean.
A golf club in northern Tasmania will no longer go ahead with a plan to cull "damaging" wallabies after criticism from the community.
It’s time to send in Samuel L Jackson, because Qantas has a snake problem.
He famously wore an eagle on his footy jumper for more than a decade during his glittering AFL career. Now former West Coast champ Ben Cousins has got up close to a real life bird of prey.
More than a dozen of Australia's iconic high country huts razed during the Black Summer fires could be lost for good, their custodians say.
As the CSIRO warns how long the mice infestation will last, see the maps that show how quickly the plague spread from northern NSW to four states.
A crocodile measuring more than four metres in length has been caught in far north Queensland, but its size means there are limited options for a new home.
They’re cute. They’re also critically endangered. But now a number of native Aussie species have a new shot at survival.
After politicians went on the attack against farmers over a devastating mouse plague problem, there was a stunning backflip this morning.
Personal electronic shark deterrents could save the lives of more than 1000 Australians across the next 50 years, according to new research into mitigating attacks.
US authorities plan to allow the release of captive-bred giant vultures into Redwood National Park this year after a century's absence.
A little penguin has made a full recovery after he was rescued from Geraldton, severely underweight with a bad foot injury.
Agricultural producers in the Great Barrier Reef catchment have welcomed amendments to state government protection measures.
In a bid to reduce mountains of electrical waste, the EU is mandating that refrigerators, washers and TVs must be able to be repaired for up to 10 years.
A group of Australian fishermen have hooked a monster tiger shark so big it had to be held from slipping back into the ocean as it was taken to shore and was craned off the vessel to be weighed.
A species of native bee not seen in nearly 100 years has been rediscovered after extensive searches along Australia’s east coast.
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