What treasures did we find at Ashmore Reef Marine Park?
At the edge of Australia’s continental shelf, in the Timor Sea, you’ll find Ashmore Reef Marine Park. 630 km north of Broome in Western Australia, it’s one of our most remote marine parks. We were part of the area's most comprehensive 'health checks'.
The sweet hum of songbirds
The origin of the world’s songbirds is a story that began close to home. Their special ability to detect the sweet taste of sugary food is a similar tale.
Experts unite to help cities solve unprecedented climate challenges
With extreme events impacting our cities more than ever before, twenty-two experts from around the globe have the technological, environmental and social answers.
Linking Indigenous ecological knowledge and Western science
Language is powerful. It is one way that we, as humans, share knowledge, stories and what matters to us. In partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) has been linking language and ancestral, Indigenous ecological knowledge to Western science in its biodiversity data infrastructure.
Coral finds in the unknown: welcome to the ocean benthic zone
CSIRO scientists are finding life in Australia’s cold-water ocean depths that few humans ever see.
Caring for algae, big and small
Both giant kelp and Synechococcus are being cultured in CSIRO’s Australian National Algae Culture Collection in Hobart, where scientists study impacts on algae in our warming world.
Sun shines on the Great Barrier Reef over summer
Get a glimpse into how the Great Barrier Reef has fared over the summer and the actions being taken to protect it.
A complete DNA barcode library to manage Australia’s environment
eDNA is poised to revolutionise the way we monitor Australia’s natural environment but it relies on a complete reference library of DNA barcodes. That's where we step in. CSIRO is working with partners to create this library for Australia’s most important species.
Saving the world’s ecosystems one A at a time
Scientists examine 19 ecosystems under pressure, from the beautiful to the rare.