Preparing for Victoria’s water future in a warmer and drier climate
May 12, 2021
New research shows that Victoria’s climate is changing and with that comes the need to better understand how the water cycle is changing and how this will impact on water supplies.
A short history of agricultural chemical usage and development
May 12, 2021
Throughout human history, pests have greatly impacted agriculture and society through crop failure. In modern times, chemical solutions to the problem have been hit and miss.
Counting every drop: Measuring evaporation in dams
May 10, 2021
Australia is one of the sunniest places on the planet. That means we lose large volumes of water from our reservoirs through evaporation. Our scientists have created a way to measure evaporation rates with expert precision, helping to better manage water resources.
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Issue 277 – Resilience, recovery and the Reef
We provide a snapshot of the Great Barrier Reef and the latest research underway to help protect and restore it.
A complete DNA barcode library to manage Australia’s environment
eDNA is poised to revolutionise the way we monitor Australia’s natural environment but it relies on a complete reference library of DNA barcodes. That's where we step in. CSIRO is working with partners to create this library for Australia’s most important species.
Cracking lupin wide open: from test sausages to protein ingredient
Harnessing the power of protein from lupin has been a decades-long process, but it’s finally seeing the light.