Environment

Changing the law to protect our wildlife

Environment

Bats often get a bad rap but, as Jena Carr finds, they are a vital part of our ecosystem and need to be part of the Wildlife Act review.

Jena Carr

Meet those trying to save the forests

Deforestation

Rapid urban development is pushing out natural landscapes and biodiversities across Singapore, Dscribe reporter Ng Xian Yu reveals.

Ng Xian Yu

Harvesting for the hungry

Sustainability

The development of a new regional food hub in Bendigo could connect local growers to people in need.

Bridget Robertson

On the brink: How one local council is fighting the climate crisis

Environment Video

This shire is stepping up to the climate challenge, but is local action enough to ease the crisis?

Callum McNaught

Protecting Adelaide’s hinterland

Environment Video

Benjamin Filosi meets the volunteers helping to keep an important tract of Adelaides nature reserve alive and thriving.

Benjamin Filosi

Weed killer in our waterways

Environment

It’s been banned by the EU and studies have shown it can reduce penis size in our native marsupials but Australia still uses 2.7 million kilograms of this chemical herbicide.

Parker McKenzie

Saving a national icon: who’s doing what to combat koala extinction

Environment

Bushfires, development, loss of trees, climate change and too many weeds – the number of factors threatening Australia’s koalas is frightening, Kristen Hart discovers.

Kristen Hart

How toxic soil can poison a town

Environment

Residents of Bacchus Marsh have been lobbying against their town becoming a dumping ground for contaminated soil for close to a year. And their fight is far from over.

Bayley Cocking

This is how one small town escaped the bushfires raging around it

Audio Environment

Residents of the town of Cann River in East Gipplsand, Victoria were surround by fires during the devastating 2019–2020 fire season.

Bonnie Kidd

Eat local

Environment

How one farmers market reinvented itself in the wake of the pandemic

Juliette Milbank

Gone to ground, or gone for good?

Environment

A journey into the Simpson Desert provides an insight into humanities impact — both good and bad — on the environment

Chris Johnston

The truth about bees and food

Environment

Some media reports suggest declining bee populations are putting our food crops at risk. But is that true?

AJ MacPherson

When everything goes wrong in the world’s most haunted surf spot

Environment

It’s unlikely that sharks deliberately target surfers, but that’s cold comfort to those who have close encounters with these monsters of the deep

Ebony Miocic

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