Helping nature adapt to climate change
How is the science of ecology helping our ecosystems adapt to climate change and other human pressures? ECOS put the question to Dr Suzanne Prober, leader of CSIRO’s Adaptive Ecosystem Management team.
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.
Uncertainty: The X factor behind more reliable streamflow forecasts
A new national forecasting service is giving dam operators, river managers – even kayakers – a clearer picture of river and stream flows up to a week in advance. Paradoxically, uncertainty is a key to more reliable forecasts.
Rising sea levels in Australia may demand novel solutions
With Australia expected to experience ongoing sea level rise over the coming decades, high-resolution climate projections are one way to inform quick community adaptation. Elsewhere, scientists are turning to novel nature-based solutions to help defend our coastlines.
The state of ocean acidification
Ocean acidification is often thought of as a future impact of our changing climate. But exactly what is it, what are its impacts and is it really a problem of the future?