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CSIRO Agriculture and Food Director Dr Michael Robertson discusses the trends and research opportunities shaping the industry’s future.

A bird's-eye-view of the Kenaook Cape Grim station on the edge of a cliff, with ocean below.

The recent, rapid rise in levels of methane in our atmosphere is causing concern among scientists. So why is it happening?

Koala Bear sitting in a tree looking face on. Image by Shutterstock

Counting and monitoring koalas is no walk in the park. We chat to the experts to find out why.

Pictured is the Leichardt River and Falls

Northern Australia contains diverse and important river and coastal systems with high natural values including species and habitats of national […]

A De Vis' Banded Snake (Denisonia devisi) pictured in Glenmorgan, Queensland, Australia. Image by Melissa Bruton/Flickr

It’s becoming more important than ever to know where plants and animals live, and why. A CSIRO researcher who has been in the field for decades is encouraging everyone to take a fresh look.

man in hard hat beside river inserting device into pipe

CSIRO’s automated real-time in-situ groundwater monitoring system Vesi™ has funding to dive into new territories to revolutionise the way industries and utilities can manage water quality.

Aerial view of remote Australian town

Humans have re-used wastewater for thousands of years. As demand for fresh water supplies grow, communities need improved water re-use technologies to give them resilient, sustainable and high-quality water stocks.

Picture of Windsor Bridge disappearing into flood waters in March 2022.

With Australians facing the prospect of ‘big wets’ and ‘long drys’, a group of researchers at CSIRO explain why we need to shift our approach in decision-making when investing in resilient infrastructure.

Yellow flowers of a canola field under a clear blue sky.

A changing climate, declining arable lands and an increasing demand for more environmentally friendly products is making us think outside the box when it comes to food production and traditional agricultural production. How can we produce more food with fewer resources?