Issue 292 – Indigenous-led science
State of the Environment report highlights pressures on our coasts and oceans
CSIRO researchers have again played a major role in the latest Australia State of the Environment report as lead authors on both the Marine and Coasts chapters. In a first, Indigenous knowledge and perspectives have been included, thanks to some of their work.
Amplifying voices of Indigenous peoples key to managing the environment
Indigenous data, information and knowledge underpin the stewardship of Country by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This information is also essential for broader management of Australia’s environment, as underscored in the latest State of the Environment report.
Lessons from disasters will help maintain Australia’s excellent air quality
CSIRO's leading research, as captured in the latest State of the Environment report, explores the vulnerability of our air quality to catastrophic events like bushfires, and improvements we can make to manage pollution in the face of increasing hazardous events.
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.