Posts by Kate Cranney

A woodland landscape photo

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.

Two colourful birds on a twig

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.

Hand holding red seeds

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.

Murray river at sunset

CSIRO's Jane Coram unpacks how we are harnessing digital technologies to better understand the availability of water now and into an uncertain future.

CSIRO research is helping to understand costs and improve the flow of agricultural transport in Indonesia and Vietnam, through the use of TraNSIT.

Aerial photo of a a ship and an oil spill

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 ...

Brolga - large grey crane walking on pink vegetation

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.

Wetland and seat

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.

Supermarket shelves in fresh produce section

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.