Issue 215 to 226.

burnt out houses on hill slope

The devastating bushfire that tore through Wye River in 2015 has shown us that resilience to bushfires is about more than just building regulations.

Totten Glacier viewed from ship with ice floes in foreground

To obtain good scientific data about the Antarctic ice sheet and the impact of warming waters you need a ship that can stand those remote, wild and unforgiving waters.

burned out house

Historical data on bushfire losses reveals sobering insight about the human response to catastrophic bushfire conditions, and why our current approach is set to fail.

smokey fire through bush

Managing savannas by burning has been good for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. Research now shows they're storing more carbon than previously thought.

two 4WD crossing bush

Much of the hard work behind future decisions on development in Northern Australia has been done over the winter – getting hot and dirty in the field collecting the data and the detail that describe the country.

dinghy leaving main boat with snow/ice background

Three of our top scientists are on board the MV Ushuaia in Antarctica as part of an innovative leadership program for women in science.

fire front moving across green farmland

The pressure is on to predict where bushfires will start, how fast they’ll spread and which path they’ll take. CSIRO's ‘Spark’ simulation toolkit could be a game-changer.

waterlilies and birds in wetlands

It was a simple fix and now wetlands reborn in Queensland's far north are nurturing reef fish and bird life once again. The rewards of nature are being matched with awards for leadership in sustainability.

view of bay with acqualture farming pens

After years of crisis in Chile’s burgeoning salmon industry, culminating in riots earlier this year, a CSIRO-developed aquaculture modelling tool is set to transform the sector.