Tasmanian irrigators pioneer high-tech, localised water management
Modern technology and old-fashioned community connectedness are transforming irrigation practices in a little corner of Tasmania.
Global sustainability goals a challenge for Australia
New thinking is required if we are to achieve the future we signed up for with the UN sustainable development goals, a new study has found.
Legumes’ microbe relationships hold them back from travelling the globe
Have you, or someone you know, ever wanted to travel the world or move somewhere different but couldn't because of family commitments or a relationship? It appears that for legumes too, close relationships hold them back from spreading about the globe.
Hard yakka field work underpins decisions for Northern Australia
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.
Protecting the pollinators – and boosting farm production
The idea of infrastructure usually conjures images of bitumen, concrete and steel reinforcement. The first internationally-coordinated review of the state of the world's pollinators now calls for green infrastructure - even 'bee highways'. They've just published in Nature.
Water is the key to rural women’s welfare in Nepal and India
In India and Nepal, better water management is helping to improve and secure the economic prospects for rural women.
Digital agriculture in northern Australia
CSIRO’s Digital Dashboard helps farmers optimise stock and pasture performance by combining in-depth on-farm data with global information on markets and weather.
Sifting for solutions: how sediment analysis is improving reef health
Cattle, cane, cropping, coral. That’s the balance the Queensland ecosystem has to strike to help reduce sediment and improve Great Barrier Reef health.