While politicians clash noisily over global warming and how to fight it, millions of Australians are trying modestly to cut their energy use, to be a small part of a big solution.
They can't rip it out fast enough.
The rush is on for a beachside lifestyle...but in the drive for a sea-change are we in danger of loving our beaches to death? Australia's coastline is under pressure as never before.
Drought boosts his price; rain depresses it. Not so long ago, the water was free for all to use. Welcome to the world of the water baron.
It’s boom-time in the worldwide timber smuggling racket.
Scientists now fear that in less than 25 years from now, for the first time in human existence, there will be no sea ice in the North Pole in parts of the summer.
Australia is planting trees. After years of debate about logging old growth forests what could seem more sensible or more worthy?
They had been warned, they thought they had made the necessary preparations but nothing could prepare the people of Victoria for the fireball that swept through their state. How did it happen?
When it comes to generating waste Australians are top of the heap. We are the second largest producers of rubbish in the world behind America.
Australia's well is running dry. The world's most arid continent is also the biggest user of water per head of population.
It was billed as a "victory for the whales". The International Whaling Commission meeting in Korea had fended off Japan's push for a return to commercial whaling.
Six half-hour programs produced from the best natural history archives.
Australians are eating themselves out of house and home, destroying and squandering precious resources to a point where our lifestyles and our very survival are at stake - and it is a pattern that
Solo round-the-world yachtsman, builder, businessman, unstoppable environmentalist and generally all-round good bloke - someone had the temerity to call him 'Captain Yucky-Poo of the High Seas' - M
Cane toads, originally from South America, have hopped steadily into the rich habitats of Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park.
An 2004 ATOM Awards Nominee.
According to a group of leading scientists brought together by documentary maker Martin Durkin everything you've ever been told about global warming is probably untrue.
The defining aspect of Sydney's proposal to host the 2000 Olympic games was the emphasis on 'clean and green".
Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts dis
Dough Thost is an Australian glaciologist who has worked on Heard Island and is now heading for the Amery Ice Shelf, on the Antarctic mainland.