Resident Michelle Gatt says the smoke and falling ash from the 45-day fire in the Hazelwood coal mine left her constantly coughing and without a voice.
Australia’s dairy farmers are leaving the industry in droves as drought and sky-high prices for water take their toll.
As the waterline recedes, it uncovers sunken forests, garden beds and other relics from the town sacrificed to create one of the country’s biggest dams.
SunWater is about to shed the equivalent of 32,000 Olympic pools of water from Bundaberg’s Paradise Dam, which is less than 20 years old — so what went wrong?
The operators of Hazelwood Power Station should have been better prepared for a blaze in its open-cut brown coal mine that burned for 45 days five years ago, a court hears.
Authorities fear there is a chance the Paradise Dam in southern Queensland will become unsafe if there is a major flood, with the local mayor saying it is the largest failure of a piece of infrastructure in Queensland’s hi…
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro criticises international concern for the Amazon rainforest as being fuelled by interest in the region’s biodiversity and mineral wealth.
Farmers in the drought-declared Bundaberg region are angry 105,000 megalitres of water will be released from Paradise Dam, saying it will go to waste at a time when water availability is so critical.
Skies turn to what’s described as post-apocalyptic blood red in parts of Indonesia because of a widespread forest fire which continues to burn.
Victims of one of the world’s worst nuclear crisis are left disappointed after a court in Tokyo ruled three former Fukushima bosses were not guilty of negligence.