The Science Show and Ockham's Razor have always brought us commentary on the environment and climate change. Now Off Track takes us out to feel the breeze. Special features can also be found on Background Briefing and our other current affairs regulars: Breakfast, RN Drive, and the weekend Extras.
Updated: 1 hour 19 min ago
Traditional owners in the Kimberley region are urging the WA Government to take action to stop land clearing on a Chinese-owned cattle station.
Declassified US spy satellite records from the 1970s have been used to map the Himalayan glaciers, providing insight into their rate of melt.
A UK Parliamentary committee has recommended a "penny-per-garment" fee for fashion producers to raise funds for improved recycling and clothing collections.
Australia's enjoyed nearly three decades of economic growth, but a new report from the CSIRO warns we face a slow decline if we don't tackle our biggest economic, social and environmental challenges.
Councils are demanding urgent action to address the growing stockpiles of waste after last year China toughened standards for the recyclable materials it imports.
A new book describes the people and concerns of the Pacific region, in the interests of better informing our foreign policy.
After nine years of planning, negotiations and protests, Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin has received its final environmental approvals from the Queensland Government.
Hundreds of irrigators in southern NSW have signed up to join a $750 million class action, claiming economic loss as a result of "reckless" water management by the Murray Darling Basin Authority.
One of the country's longest running environmental battles will come to a head today, with a decision expected on the final hurdle standing in the way of the Adani coal mine.
An alliance of six national and state conservation groups say Queensland is failing on a commitment made four years ago to develop a "world leading protected area system".
Australia is neglecting its role in the Pacific – Sean Dorney says that we’ve taken our position in the region for granted for too long and with China’s increased involvement it’s now time to wake up.
The controversial bill would allow the Government to forcibly separate energy companies that refuse to lower their prices.
"When it comes to climate change, Australia is actually the most vulnerable nation in the developed world," says climate scientist Dr Joelle Gergis.
Queensland's Palaszczuk Government hands down its budget today, and along with bread-and-butter issues like more air conditioning for schools, mining royalties are a key focus.
Up to 10 cases of dengue fever have emerged in an unusual outbreak of the potentially deadly disease in central Queensland. As authorities try to contain the spread of the virus, new research predicts the dengue risk zone could extend to inland Australia by 2050 due to climate change.
Australia is the world's biggest producer of lithium, a crucial component in things like EV batteries, and we also have other valuable rare earth metals. But can Australia make the most of the opportunities from this growing resources sector?
Indigenous women boxing for fitness and confidence; preserving rural property's historic church; ranger catching rabbits with ferrets; rural community draws crowds to pumpkin festival.
Life can get pretty messy, but sometimes returning to a place of special memories helps restore your sense of self.
Meet three homo-sapiens who are passionate about preserving the future of other species.
Do you need a brain to be able to sense the world around you, or to remember or learn?