Posts by Kate Cranney
Indigenous authors front and centre of latest State of Environment Report
For the first time, the five-yearly State of the Environment Report includes an entire Indigenous-led theme, Indigenous co-lead authors on most chapters, and Indigenous-specific case studies.
A health check for our natural wealth
With the release of the latest scientific report card on the state of Australia’s environment, we look at the underpinning science tools that have enabled the assessment, and how they can support our environmental restoration efforts.
Two years of Our Knowledge, Our Way
It’s been two years since the release of Our Knowledge Our Way in caring for Country. Since then, the Best Practice Guidelines have been used by government, industry, researchers and non-governmental organisations.
Science for a water-secure world in a changing climate
CSIRO's Jane Coram unpacks how we are harnessing digital technologies to better understand the availability of water now and into an uncertain future.
TraNSIT brings more resilient transport infrastructure to Vietnam and Indonesia
CSIRO research is helping to understand costs and improve the flow of agricultural transport in Indonesia and Vietnam, through the use of TraNSIT.
How our new technology improves oil spill response
Oil spills can cause significant environmental damage. We have developed new oil spill response technology that focuses on removing small oil droplets. And it all starts off with the humble domestic sponge ...
Waterbirds in northern Australia: birds of a feather, grouped together
Northern Australia is home to a diverse and unique range of waterbirds. Scientists have created four functional groups of waterbirds, helping decision makers better understand the potential impacts of water and agricultural development in the north.
UN book showcases ways to store water for a not-so-rainy day
With La Niña conditions in Australia, it's the perfect time to be asking: how can we store water for a not-so-rainy day? One solution is managed aquifer recharge (MAR). Two exemplary MAR projects in Australia, both supported by CSIRO, have just been profiled in a new United Nations Ebook.
It’s automatic: digitising food safety compliance
Australia has an enviable reputation as a world-class food producer. Digital transformation of the country’s food supply chain will enable automated compliance. It will also provide deep analytics to enhance food safety and quality.