Sequencing the genomes of Australian plants
As part of the Genomics for Australian Plants consortium, we are sequencing the genomes of the Queen of Sheba orchid and Hoary Sunray daisy.
Why we need biodiversity for life on our planet
In his latest documentary, David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet, the famed naturalist maps how steeply the planet’s biodiversity has diminished over his lifetime. Its release coincides with a United Nations Summit on Biodiversity which has called for urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.
How to bend the curve of future biodiversity loss
New research, published in Nature, shows that it's possible to both feed the world and bend the curve on biodiversity loss.
Discovering the lifespans of marine turtles
A new study using ground breaking science for environmental management has revealed the lifespans of five species of marine turtles.
Take a deep dive into our discoveries at Ningaloo Reef
Turtle nail clippings, diving whale sharks and 12 million mushroom corals are key research discoveries from Ningaloo Reef.
First Indigenous-led guidelines on knowledge sharing welcomed
More than 100 Indigenous contributors have created Australia’s first guidelines on how to best strengthen and share Indigenous knowledge in land and sea management.
The race to stop crown-of-thorns starfish destroying the Great Barrier Reef
New research is helping to prevent outbreaks of crown-of-thorn starfish, a major threat to the Great Barrier Reef.
A genetic robbery in Australia’s quailthrush
Our DNA studies of Australia's quailthrush have revealed many secrets hidden among these remarkable birds, including a genetic robbery.