Gippsland Lakes face increased threats caused by climate change
By 2050, the Gippsland Lakes could experience temperature increases of 1.6 degrees Celsius, sea-level rise of 25 centimetres and more frequent bushfires. So what can be done to protect the site?
Working with all Australians to win the game of koala hide and seek
Counting and monitoring koalas is no walk in the park. We chat to the experts to find out why.
New light on native pollinators
For many decades Australia’s native pollinators have lived in the shadow of the honeybee. In this article, we shine some light on the intricate roles of a group of tiny moths that pollinate boronias.
New science discovers coral seed banks
CSIRO scientists have found that corals store dormant 'seed banks' like forests do. This unexpected finding shows reefs can recover in surprising ways.
How listening to the community is helping to safeguard the environment
We're helping to support informed decision making when it comes to safeguarding environmental values in the Beetaloo and Cooper geological basins.
Studying seabirds: recording biodiversity above ocean waves
Scientists on research vessel Investigator are tackling the challenge of studying seabirds that spend much of their life at sea.
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'.
What nature is worth: The rise of natural capital accounting
Those who know the price of everything are said to know the value of nothing – but could measuring the value of nature help preserve 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.