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Building trust in science and technology
CSIRO has surveyed Australia’s research and innovation system to understand its perspectives on the current state of the science-society relationship, and what it sees as priority areas for change.
Can water banking guard against a future ‘Day Zero’?
As the water count down continues to 'Day Zero' in regional centres in New South Wales and Queensland, how can science provide greater water security into the future?
Dr Ro Hill on the promise of Environmental Stewardship
With nature declining at an alarming rate, Dr Ro Hill spoke about the promise of environmental stewardship at her Bob Hawke Centre lecture in Adelaide.
The flight of the aberrant oriole
The swampy savanna of New Guinea’s Trans-Fly is a frontier for evolutionary biologists studying the blurry lines between species.
Saving baby turtles one nest at a time
We're working with Indigenous rangers in Cape York to give baby turtles the best chance of making it from nest to ocean.
IPCC flags risks and response options for polar and ocean environments in latest report
A new report into polar regions, mountains, oceans and coasts shows the impacts of climate change on these sensitive areas are worse than previously thought, with implications for Australia.
When disasters collide: helping Australia adapt to new risks under climate change
A collision of severe weather events can destroy lives and infrastructure, destabilising economies and ecosystems. In a rapidly warming world the frequency and magnitude of these compound events will only increase, according to the latest report from the IPCC.
Weeding out a killer pesticide
A new study in the journal Clinical Toxicology examines how effective enzymes can be for treating organo phosphate poisoning in humans.