Environment and Natural History

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

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.

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.

An 2004 ATOM Awards Nominee.

Cane toads, originally from South America, have hopped steadily into the rich habitats of Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park.

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

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.

Australia's well is running dry. The world's most arid continent is also the biggest user of water per head of population.

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.

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?