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 40 min ago
In a world-first, frog and bird calls are being recorded all year round to measure the health of wetlands in the region.
From Western Australia, through to South Australia and the country's southeast states, the Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting record high temperatures will continue today and over the coming days.
"We're just not getting that government support consistently across Australia to get those market changes we need."
What can spending time in nature in search of wild trout teach us about ourselves, our mates and our relationship with the environment?
Conservation groups say garbage has been left uncollected and natural resources have been damaged by unsupervised tourists.
If a clock ticks for 10,000 years will anybody be there to hear it? Long term thinking...come on...let's do this.
Distinguished Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick has been crawling across lawns for more than 70 years, it's just that this one is on the top of a mountain and is full of plants from the cretaceous.[Repeat]
Historian Grace Karskens on reconnecting the early history of the Hawkesbury-Nepean River with the landscape.
"This isn't about drought. This is about cotton, about corruption, and about climate change. While the National Liberal Party have their head in the sand on all three of these issues, this system is not going to be fixed."
Murray-Darling Basin Authority blames historic water mismanagement, drought for Murray river fish kill
"The problem with the fish kills is we're trying to turn around 100 years of over allocation. You don't do that over night."
Bees are starving, hives are dying and honey production is well down across parts of south-eastern Australia.
Algae is the new ‘green gold'. On Big Ideas, an expert panel describes the potential of algae as a game-changing sustainable resource for numerous industries.
Anger at state and federal authorities over the death of up to one million fish in the Murray-Darling river system continues to boil over.
The NSW Government is blaming drought and blue-algae bloom but locals say it's due to the poor management of the river system.
The unprecedented wave of stings brings the number of people caught by the so-called "jellyfish armada" that's struck the state since the start of December to more than 22,000.
Meet the people who call the River Murray home; a FIFO miner turns chicken farmer; Peter Jones is Orford's very own rainman; and we visit a daylily farm.
China announced its plan to reverse a 25-year-ban on the trade of Rhino horns and tiger bones just over two-months ago.
The wailing calls of the red-tailed black cockatoos that live in Australia's South East are being used to help change the future for the failing species.[Repeat]
A new book recounts developments in Aboriginal archaeology, and the insights that have emerged about ancient Australia.
The Cooks River is a tributary of Botany Bay in the south-east of Sydney. A new book traces the rivers history, by its environmental history.