Biodiversity

white sharkunderwater water with sunlight coming through the water

Extensive tracking of the southern-western white shark population has revealed epic oceanic excursions, including a 12,240 km return trip to sub-Antarctic waters.

Super-wide view of a beach with ocean in the distance.

What if we could imagine a better, more sustainable future for our oceans? Future Seas 2030 is an innovative, interdisciplinary project doing exactly that.

The best scientific minds are applying novel interventions to help the Great Barrier Reef fight and adapt to climate change. From freezing coral larvae to shading and cooling measures, learn how we're hoping to help the Reef.

Ashmore Reef Marine Park is one of Australia's most remote marine parks. Recent fieldwork will help Parks Australia adaptively manage this island sanctuary.

A cross-Tasman collaboration involving our Synthetic Biology Future Science Platform and Managing Invasive Species and Diseases program has produced the first full genome sequence of the ship rat.

Plants resprouting from a tree trunk after fire

We Aussies like to think we’re resilient, but knowing what that looks like at a time of unprecedented challenge takes more than national pride – it takes good science.

A failure to grasp the details of the life of freshwater crocodiles in the places they live is likely to bedevil their conservation.

smokey fire through bush

How can we support cross-cultural Indigenous fire partnerships to manage Australia's landscape?

Photo of three Glossy Black-cockatoos in a eucalypt tree.

Kangaroo Island’s Glossy Black-Cockatoos are at risk due to the Australian bushfires. What are the issues?