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A report by British risk analysis company Maplecroft has found that Australia has overtaken the United States as the world's largest polluter and is now leading the world in per capita emissions of carbon dioxide, topping a list of 185 countries.
A national feed-in tariff is the way to go to create thousands of Australian jobs, support the uptake of renewable energy technologies and put the nation on the right green track, a new Greenpeace report suggests.
Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing and trade could soon be banned around the world, with the European Commission yesterday giving provisional backing for plans to list the fish as a species in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Feeding cows a diet of seaweed could help cut the methane emissions they belch and fart, Australian researchers believe.
This week's Landcare Week is not only a celebration of efforts to help Australia's natural environment, but marks the 20th anniversary of the group's 100,000-strong, nation-wide volunteer network.
Solar cells may soon be able to deliver energy as both heat and electricity, thanks to a new project at the Australian National University.
More than 90 countries, including Australia, have agreed upon a new treaty designed to stop illegal fishing around the world.
The Northern Territory has recorded its hottest ever winter month on record, while records are also being broken in global temperature figures.
A new, $2.3 million Australian research hub has been launched to fast-track the creation of clean alternative fuels.