Radioactive waste isn’t going away. We’ve found a new way to trap it in minerals for long-term storage
Our new and safer way to capture and store radioactive waste can be applied world-wide
The scientist helping Australia and India tackle common water quality challenges
CSIRO environmental toxicologist Dr Anu Kumar is leading a project tracking pollutants in the Ganges.
Harnessing the invisible and invaluable microbes that enhance our food, environment and health
What do our gut microbiome, soil, persistent chemicals and dung beetles have in common? That’s what our MOSH Future Science Platform is working to find out.
Wastewater-treatment for inland, remote, water-stressed regions
Humans have re-used wastewater for thousands of years. As demand for fresh water supplies grow, communities need improved water re-use technologies to give them resilient, sustainable and high-quality water stocks.
How our new technology improves oil spill response
Oil spills can cause significant environmental damage. We have developed new oil spill response technology that focuses on removing small oil droplets. And it all starts off with the humble domestic sponge ...
Tiny nanopesticides promise big gains to farmers
New research has helped bring nanopesticides—tiny capsules capable of big impact—one step closer to regulatory approval.
A short history of agricultural chemical usage and development
Throughout human history, pests have greatly impacted agriculture and society through crop failure. In modern times, chemical solutions to the problem have been hit and miss.
A post mining future looks golden with a little help from science
Australian mining has a lot of responsibilities to manage. A new CRC (Co-operative Research Centre) aims to transform the industry to enable regions and communities to transition to a more prosperous and sustainable post-mine future.
Decommissioning offshore oil and gas infrastructure: liability or opportunity?
Can the rigs of today become the reefs of tomorrow? CSIRO is working with industry partners to explore the future of our oil and gas infrastructure.