The Dark Impacts of ‘Light Pollution’
You can't see the beautiful way when you're burning so bright, sung The Whitlams, and when it comes to our planet, they could be right.
Living Near Major Roads Can Give You Asthma
Middle aged Australians who live near major roads are more likely than others to suffer from asthma, a study has found.
Light Pollution on the Rise
The world is getting brighter, but US scientists say that may not be a good thing.
Mould Spores and Indoor Air Quality: Ventilation and Particle Distribution
Indoors, there is an old trade-off for the heating and cooling of a building: energy expended on temperature control versus input of good fresh air from...
World Turning into Plastic Planet: study
Industry has made more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic since 1950 and enough is left over to bury Manhattan under more than 3km of rubbish,...
The Dirty Six: It’s Not Just About CO2
We are now all aware of the danger faced in runaway climate change. The thing is, it’s not just about the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2).
China’s ‘War on Pollution’ Sees 720 Detained
China detained 720 people while Beijing imposed $US21.8 million ($A29.3 million) in fines for violating environmental protection laws in 2016.
Beijing on Red Alert Over Severe Air Pollution
Beijing city government has issued a red alert for severely high levels of air pollution in the city.
Pollution Particles Linked to Alzheimer’s
Tiny particles breathed in and taken into the brain through air pollution could be linked to diseases such as Alzheimer's, research has found.
Victoria Developers Face Fine Over Vic Nylex Site
A property development group which owns Melbourne's historic Nylex clock silos site on the banks of the Yarra River has been given three weeks to carry...
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused
A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...
QLD:'Death Event' Threatens Great Barrier Reef
Environmentalists are warning a new report showing the Great Barrier Reef has bounced back five times from major "death events" doesn't mean it will survive a...
QLD: Linc Energy Found Guilty of Pollution
Serious environmental harm was caused by failed Queensland company Linc Energy's underground coal gasification operations on the Darling Downs.
3M Settles Chemical Disposal Lawsuit
Washington The US conglomerate 3M has reached an agreement in a lawsuit brought by the state of Minnesota over allegations of decades of environmental pollution.
Energy Group Ignored Toxic Gas Warnings: Crown
A failed energy company accused of knowingly and illegally polluting a significant part of Queensland's Darling Downs has faced trial in a landmark criminal case in...
Warning Zone Lifted from Queensland Contamination
Queensland's environment department has lifted a warning zone from a contaminated site on the Darling Downs linked to former underground coal gasification project.
$2m Challenge to Save Great Barrier Reef
The Australian and Queensland governments have issued an open call to the world's top scientific minds to help save the Great Barrier Reef.