Researchers trust their tools when it comes to looking after the Great Barrier Reef
Deteriorating water quality is one of the biggest threats to the Great Barrier Reef. Vital protection and recovery efforts are taking place in the catchments adjoining this national treasure's coastline.
State of the Environment report highlights pressures on our coasts and oceans
CSIRO researchers have again played a major role in the latest Australia State of the Environment report as lead authors on both the Marine and Coasts chapters. In a first, Indigenous knowledge and perspectives have been included, thanks to some of their work.
Indigenous authors front and centre of latest State of Environment Report
For the first time, the five-yearly State of the Environment Report includes an entire Indigenous-led theme, Indigenous co-lead authors on most chapters, and Indigenous-specific case studies.
A health check for our natural wealth
With the release of the latest scientific report card on the state of Australia’s environment, we look at the underpinning science tools that have enabled the assessment, and how they can support our environmental restoration efforts.
Using satellite data to unlock water quality knowledge
Data cubes built using decades of satellite images reveal how the quality of estuarine and coastal waters changes after weather events, and over time.
Monitoring our vast and varied coasts
Human advancement is testing the resilience of our coasts, from the molecular level to the planetary. CSIRO's technologies are helping manage our changing coasts.
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.
A green and gold standard for Aussie-grown food
Overseas demand for more sustainable food is a high value opportunity for Australian agribusinesses. Research is looking at how we can capture that opportunity.
Sea-lebrating coral restoration efforts
Our researchers have been on the larvae lookout of the coral kind on the Great Barrier Reef to trial new, innovative techniques to restore damaged parts of the Reef.