Conservationists stage blockades, tree sits in protest at plans for a mining waste facility in Tasmania’s forests.
Experts fear COVID-19 may inflict greater toll on remote Indigenous communities due to limited access to medical care.
The agriculture and tourism industries are feeling the worst effects of Australia’s devastating bushfire season.
In Western Australia, state appears to be backtracking on letting traditional owners decide what is best for the land.
Cultural tourism can address issues such as suicide and unemployment, but corporations seek to mine resource-rich areas.
East coast of Australia has one of the highest rates of land-clearing, adding pressure on the besieged natural wonder.