Animal advocates have called on authorities to stop their ongoing dispersal of endangered flying foxes during breeding season.
Farmers are concerned the Santos project could poison water supplies, but others say it's the only hope their town has of surviving.
The body of a dead dugong has been found on a Queensland beach after a failed attempt to send the animal out to sea.
As Victoria's bushland went up in flames last summer, well-resourced wildlife carers stood ready for government officers to bring them inured animals - but they never came.
Flinders University researchers have discovered methamphetamine in the air, years after drug manufacture has ceased at a residential home.
NSW locals are in a desperate standoff with an international mining company to save koala habitat, with a key decision due Tuesday.
Advertisements offering to sell exotic wildlife have been sent to Scamwatch by the Australian government.
WARNING - DISTURBING CONTENT: Sea Shepherd's Captain Paul Watson has described the dolphin and whale slaughter as barbaric.
Platypus have been nominated as a threatened species in Victoria following scientific evidence that their numbers are in decline.
Australia's live export trade is again under scrutiny after video emerged of Australian sheep being slaughtered on the streets of Jordan.
Marine wildlife including fish and coral are expected to be impacted for years as tides threaten to spread an oil slick.