After two decades in Federal politics, former Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she's had enough and will retire.

The long awaited report by US Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign is reportedly almost ready.

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The Federal Government has recognized that human-induced climate change has caused the first known extinction of a mammal, a tiny island rodent known as the Bramble Cay melomys.

Environmentalists are condemning the decision by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to approve the dumping of more than one million tons of dredge spoil near the reef, which is already stressed by bleaching and runoff from the Queensland floods.

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Brazil's National Mining Agency ANM say it will impose a ban on all upstream tailings dams and decommission current ones by the year 2021. 

It's taken almost eight years, but the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has finally made contact with some of the molten nuclear fuel from the Fukushima Daiichi reactors.

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Coal pollution is getting worse, say people living in Russia's Kemerovo region of southwest Siberia in the Kuznetsk Basin.  There's so much coal dust in the air that the snow is coming down black.

The UK's wealthiest man and chief proponent of leaving the the European Union is planning a Brexit of his own.

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Brazilian authorities arrested two executives and six other employees of mining giant Vale SA, owner of the iron mine where a dam collapsed and killed more than 160 people last month.

Amazon abruptly cancelled its plans to build a second headquarters in New York City, setting off a day of finger-pointing in the US and speculation about what the online giant is actually up to.

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Senate President Scott Ryan is banning Pauline Hanson's chief of staff James Ashby from entering the Parliament building after an altercation with an ex-One Nation rival.

Ministers in Canberra trudged ahead with Question Time in Federal Parliament as climate protesters made their voices heard from the public galleries.

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One-third of the world's insects are endangered, and the populations of 40 percent are in a rapid decline.  It's pointing to a "catastrophic collapse of nature's ecosystems".