Research and innovation to harness opportunities for the North
Kirsten Rose - Executive Director of Future Industries - reflects on CSIRO's 90 years of work in northern Australia, and outlines our vision for the future.
Eye tests to eye fillets: 10 science projects in northern Australia
Our scientists have been working in northern Australia for more than 90 years. Science and technology continues to transform the north, a region spanning more than 40 per cent of Australia's land mass.
Australia’s blue economy set to boost coronavirus recovery
As the pandemic impacts industries across the world, managing ocean resources sustainably is more important than ever to spur new marine and economic opportunities.
Time to beef up agrifood supply chains
COVID-19 has exposed vulnerabilities in our global food systems, which have become designed around “just-in-time” principles to maximise efficiency. As we start to look at what life will be like after this pandemic, can we reconfigure our supply chains around resilience and sustainability to guard against the impact of future shocks?
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish: Species recognition software for sustainable fisheries
Technology adapted from the security industry is being taken to the oceans to monitor fishing operations, manage the seafood supply chain and ensure the sustainability of our fisheries.
Battle against white spot disease in Australian prawns
CSIRO’s efforts to help the Australian farmed prawn industry recover from this devastating outbreak also required a rapid response to protect a vital research facility that is assisting the industry pick itself back up.