Posts by Sophie Schmidt

A fishing boat (left) and a blast explosion in the water (right)

CSIRO is working with Microsoft and fisheries experts to harness robot and human-derived intelligence in the fight against illegal fishing.

Integrated ocean observation systems are playing a critical role in preparing us for future climate challenges.

A charred black tree with signs of regrowth at the base. The regrowth looks red and green.

Australia’s fire season isn’t over yet, but a significant flux of greenhouse gases have already been released into the atmosphere. Our scientists have been exploring their impact.

A black turtle on sand

We're working with Indigenous rangers in Cape York to give baby turtles the best chance of making it from nest to ocean.

Antarctica's Totten Glacier

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.

Burnt pencil pine and alpine flora, Mackenzie fire, Tasmania.

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.