A $25bn economic opportunity for our food and agribusiness industry
Sep 21, 2020
CSIRO Futures Lead Economist, Dr Katherine Wynn, discusses how investment and innovation in Australian agribusiness could drive billions of dollars in economic growth.
Artificial and human intelligence used to tackle illegal fishing
Aug 21, 2020
CSIRO is working with Microsoft and fisheries experts to harness robot and human-derived intelligence in the fight against illegal fishing.
Issue 268 – Creating a resilient future
How do we build resilience in the wake of disasters, like bushfires or pandemics?
From electric vehicles to bushfire modelling, this month’s ECOS looks at the science and technology behind building resilient futures.
A post mining future looks golden with a little help from science
Jul 2, 2020
Australian mining has a lot of responsibilities to manage. A new CRC (Co-operative Research Centre) aims to transform the industry to enable regions and communities to transition to a more prosperous and sustainable post-mine future.
Soils ain’t soils – carbon farming offers fertile future
Jul 29, 2020
Increasing the amount of carbon stored in agricultural soils can help mitigate rising greenhouse gas emissions and sustain agricultural productivity. Carbon farming is a key plank of Australia’s climate mitigation efforts, and CSIRO scientists are looking for new and innovative approaches to help realise the benefits for all.
FarmPrint: a monitoring and benchmarking tool to help farmers reduce their emissions
Jul 29, 2020
Work is underway to help Australian farmers better understand their emissions via a new monitoring and benchmarking tool to help them make their farms more sustainable.
Pandemic prompts need for more water security in South Asia
Jul 30, 2020
Access to clean water has never been so important in South Asia. But for millions of residents it continues to be a daily struggle.