A lot of people this week have been talking about the Murray Darling Basin Plan. It's a massive, multibillion dollar agreement designed to help save Australia's most important rivers. But a recent report says some people might be doing the wrong thing.

A lot of people this week have been talking about the Murray Darling Basin Plan. It's a massive, multibillion dollar agreement designed to help save Australia's most important rivers. But a recent report says some people might be doing the wrong thing.

Australia's two biggest supermarket chains have announced they're both phasing-out single-use plastic bags nationwide. The move is a big win for those campaigning for a ban on these types of bags like 12-year old Meg. We spoke to her to find out how she felt after the phase out was announced, and what her campaign is aiming for next.

Australia's two biggest supermarket chains have announced they're both phasing-out single-use plastic bags nationwide. The move is a big win for those campaigning for a ban on these types of bags like 12-year old Meg. We spoke to her to find out how she felt after the phase out was announced, and what her campaign is aiming for next.

After watching the ABC's War on Waste series last month, students from North Adelaide Primary were so inspired they started making some big changes to their school and community.

After watching the ABC& War on Waste series last month, students from North Adelaide Primary were so inspired they started making some big changes to their school and community.

As part of Australia's commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, people have been discussing how we might achieve our emissions target. A review has suggested big changes to the way our electricity is generated and sold. But the government is split on whether to back it or not.

As part of Australia's commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, people have been discussing how we might achieve our emissions target. A review has suggested big changes to the way our electricity is generated and sold. But the government is split on whether to back it or not.

We visit two schools on a mission to wipe out waste. So much so, they're aiming to soon be completely binless.

We visit two schools on a mission to wipe out waste. So much so, they& aiming to soon be completely binless.

Australians love buying new clothes, but the latest trends might not always last long in your wardrobe. Those clothes can take decades to break down in landfill. So now some environmental groups say we should be buying better quality clothes and committing to them for longer.

Australians love buying new clothes, but the latest trends might not always last long in your wardrobe. Those clothes can take decades to break down in landfill. So now some environmental groups say we should be buying better quality clothes and committing to them for longer.

Almost 90% of Queensland has recently been declared in drought. We checked in with some of the kids living in these areas to find out what sort of problems it's causing for them.

Almost of Queensland has recently been declared in drought. We checked in with some of the kids living in these areas to find out what sort of problems it& causing for them.

Imagine if your school had to close because the air outside was too polluted to breathe. That's what happened in India's capital New Delhi recently. Students and teachers there have since petitioned the government to do something about it. But they aren't the only kids in the world struggling to breathe safely.

Imagine if your school had to close because the air outside was too polluted to breathe. That's what happened in India's capital New Delhi recently. Students and teachers there have since petitioned the government to do something about it. But they aren't the only kids in the world struggling to breathe safely.

Many countries around the world have teamed up to protect one and a half million square kilometres of the Ross Sea, near Antarctica. The area is described as one of the most pristine on earth and protecting it means fishing, mining and other activities will be banned there.

Many countries around the world have teamed up to protect one and a half million square kilometres of the Ross Sea, near Antarctica. The area is described as one of the most pristine on earth and protecting it means fishing, mining and other activities will be banned there.

Once a piece of rubbish leaves your hand and lands in the bin most of us forget about it. But what journey does it take from there? Tash took on the assignment and came back smelling pretty bad. Take a look.

Once a piece of rubbish leaves your hand and lands in the bin most of us forget about it. But what journey does it take from there? Tash took on the assignment and came back smelling pretty bad.


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These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art | Grist

These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art

These artists turn ocean trash into really classy art | Grist

The federal Environment Minster has raised the coral bleaching threat level to its highest point. Researchers say this summer's bleaching is the worst they've seen in 15 years. But how does it even happen? Here's the answer.

The federal Environment Minster has raised the coral bleaching threat level to its highest point. Researchers say this summer's bleaching is the worst they've seen in 15 years. But how does it even happen? Here's the answer.

The Great Barrier Reef  & Dredging The argument revolves around whether some development work there might lead to damage of the natural World Heritage site.

The Great Barrier Reef & Dredging The argument revolves around whether some development work there might lead to damage of the natural World Heritage site.

Schools Tree Day was held last week and thousands of schools across Australia took part by getting their hands dirty and planting a few. But why are trees so important for the environment anyway? Well here's Matt to tell us.

Schools Tree Day was held last week and thousands of schools across Australia took part by getting their hands dirty and planting a few. But why are trees so important for the environment anyway? Well here's Matt to tell us.

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Australia is home to tens of thousands of kilometres of mangroves. But scientists are now warning that many of these important ecological regions are starting to die off because of climate change.

Landcare week -  everyone is encouraged to take an active role in protecting their local environment.

Landcare week - everyone is encouraged to take an active role in protecting their local environment.

Drought Relief - help for farmers struggling through their second year of drought.

One of the big announcements this week was help for farmers struggling through their second year of drought. Tash found out what aid is on the way and why droughts are usually the last natural disaster to receive it.

Did you know that there's a type of pollution being released from every city around the world, every single night. But it's not what you'd expect. It's light pollution. And researchers say it's causing problems for some of the creatures that live near us. Amelia found out what issues light can cause and what we can do to help.

Did you know that there's a type of pollution being released from every city around the world, every single night. But it's not what you'd expect. It's light pollution. And researchers say it's causing problems for some of the creatures that live near us. Amelia found out what issues light can cause and what we can do to help.

To a state that's famous for its forests and the timber that comes from them. Tasmanians have seen a lot of debate over the years between supporters of the logging industry and people that think more forests should be off-limits. And the fight isn't over. The state's new government wants to give the logging industry a boost to create more jobs but that's made some pretty angry. Here's Matt to explain.

To a state that's famous for its forests and the timber that comes from them. Tasmanians have seen a lot of debate over the years between supporters of the logging industry and people that think more forests should be off-limits. And the fight isn't over. The state's new government wants to give the logging industry a boost to create more jobs but that's made some pretty angry. Here's Matt to explain.

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