Western Australian's are reminded that a ban on single-use plastic bags comes into effect on 1 July.
Environment Minister Stephen Dawson today hosted an event at Mundaring's Wasteless Pantry - a small business that is leading the way in reducing waste and changing the way people shop.
"The Wasteless Pantry shows that it's possible Environment Read More
Aquaculture trials in the Pilbara, Kimberley, Abrolhos Islands and Cockburn Sound will be the beneficiaries of the first consignment of about 500,000 rock oyster spat, grown at the State Government's new Albany Shellfish Hatchery.
The new state-of-the-art hatchery is supporting the growth and development of commercial shellfish farming in Western Australia, Environment Read More
The State Government will invest $500,000 to develop a proposal for a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) trial in the Goldfields and make land available for future large-scale renewable energy development in the region.
A VPP is a distributed rooftop solar and battery system that collects energy, which can be dispatched in Environment Read More
Households, businesses and councils are reminded that with winter officially starting tomorrow (June 1), garden sprinklers need to be switched off.
Last year, the Winter Sprinkler Switch-off saved nearly five billion litres of precious water - enough water to fill up Optus Stadium five times.
All scheme and domestic bore water users Environment Read More
Western Australians can now enjoy recreational fishing for rock lobsters all year-round.
The extension of recreational rock lobster fishing south of North West Cape, near Exmouth, to a year-round opportunity for recreational fishers has been made possible due to the successful management of this highly valued fishery.
The change opens the door EnvironmentFishing Read More
In a Western Australian-first, the biodiversity survey information that informs environmental impact assessments will be consolidated and made more accessible, thanks to a new information management system launched today.
The Index of Biodiversity Surveys for Assessments will break down information barriers and lead to lasting benefits for industry, government, the community Environment Read More
In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why.
The study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, finds that Earth’s wet land areas are getting wetter and EnvironmentWeather & Climate Read More
Water Minister Dave Kelly today recognised the top savers in the Water Corporation's non-residential water saving programs.
Together, the 316 participants in the Waterwise Business, Waterwise Office and Waterwise Development programs helped save 11 billion litres of water in 2016-17.
The Waterwise Business Program assists non-residential customers, using more than 20 million Environment Read More
A pair of new spacecraft that will observe our planet’s ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets, and crust is in final preparations for a California launch no earlier than Saturday, May 19. The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) mission, a partnership between NASA and the German Research Centre for EnvironmentWeather & Climate Read More
How much water is available between Gingin and Moora, and where it can be taken from, are just some of the questions a $5.1 million groundwater investigation by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is looking to answer.
Over the next eight months, up to 21 new exploration bores will Environment Read More