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A firie with 30 years experience says when it comes to dealing with the impact of last summer's bushfires, 'the horse has already bolted'.
The deadly and devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfires decimated more than 18 million hectares, killed 34 people and millions of animals.
Experimental quantum physicist Dominic Walliman has created a ‘doom chart’ to find and rank the next threats to humanity after Coronavirus.
A Narrabri father of two says the contentious Santos coal seam gas project is vital for injecting some life into his dying town.
Environment minister Sussan Ley has made a controversial decision about the proposed Santos mine in Narrabri.
Yahoo News sat down with Gomeroi leaders in the Pilliga who fear their river and family will be 'poisoned' by the controversial Santos coal seam gas project.
A group of farmers in the Pilliga region are standing firm in defence of their land amid concerns a new project will destroy their water supply.
Farmers are concerned the Santos project could poison water supplies, but others say it's the only hope their town has of surviving.
A new report has found that many animal species that call Australia's major cities home are under threat.
NSW farmer Rod Cole's spirits had been severely deflated by drought but he was elated to see the transformation on his property with some much-needed rain this week.
As the firestorm hit the RFS volunteers took shelter in a shed, but when the door buckled from the flames the group appeared doomed. Firie Siobhan Threlfall shares her horrific story.
A vet has hit out at the Victorian government after they announced details of this year's duck season despite over a billion animals being killed by bushfires.
These before-and-after-images show how the Australian landscape has responded to huge rainfall on the east coast over the last month.
Despite the biggest rain period for 20 years recently, Sydney residents will still be facing restrictions amid the ongoing drought.