Posts by Karen Pearce

Hay bales in a field

Planning for climate adaptation means looking at possible solutions to people’s needs rather than focussing on the likely problems.

Blue gum plantation

Finding out which trees will thrive under high levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide is about to get faster and cheaper.

Small fish swimming over kelp beds

Kelp forests along hundreds of kilometres of Western Australia's coastline were wiped out in 2011 and have not recovered.

A woman holding a baby in front of a cyclone-damaged house in Vanuatu

We need to identify Pacific hotspots where climate change will exacerbate other stresses and act to support these places before a crisis happens.

Aerial view of the Atacama Desert in Chile

Australian water management expertise is informing management of water resources in Chile.

Grass fire in a lightly wooded area.

Programs to build Indigenous and scientific knowledge partnerships are tackling a range of contemporary sustainable development issues.

Two policemen in a canoe on a flooded street

Editorial: Understanding and managing the emergent risks of climate change requires a new focus for mitigation and adaptation responses.

The breadth of CSIRO's research in northern Australia will be showcased at the Developing Northern Australia conference in Darwin this month.

Four cattle wearing radio collars standing in a line

CSIRO’s Digital Dashboard helps farmers optimise stock and pasture performance by combining in-depth on-farm data with global information on markets and weather.