Supporting sustainable fishing in Indonesia
With a team at CSIRO’s Australian National Fish Collection in Hobart, Helen O'Neill is working to make fish identification easier for Indonesian fishery workers.
Caring for algae, big and small
Both giant kelp and Synechococcus are being cultured in CSIRO’s Australian National Algae Culture Collection in Hobart, where scientists study impacts on algae in our warming world.
Securing a steady livelihood from the ocean
After years of mutual learning, a safety net is in place for the Torres Strait Beche-de-mer Fishery.
Maritime archaeology delves deep into our heritage
RV Investigator’s seafloor mapping systems are increasingly being used to locate and image Australian shipwrecks and other heritage targets.
What does the next decade hold for our oceans?
Oceans are the planet’s largest life-support system. The launch of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is an important opportunity for Australia as a nation girt by sea.
Second World Ocean Assessment is afloat
CSIRO’s contribution to the United Nations’ Second World Ocean Assessment has showcased Australia’s world-leading marine science expertise.
Sounds of the deep: music for sustainable fisheries
Acoustics technology is helping scientists monitor the aquatic environment and better understand fish populations to support sustainable fisheries management.
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.