The race to stop crown-of-thorns starfish destroying the Great Barrier Reef
New research is helping to prevent outbreaks of crown-of-thorn starfish, a major threat to the Great Barrier Reef.
Australian white sharks follow pathways etched in the seafloor
Extensive tracking of the southern-western white shark population has revealed epic oceanic excursions, including a 12,240 km return trip to sub-Antarctic waters.
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.
Aussie icons team up to tackle climate change
Two of Australia’s most iconic ecosystems, eucalypt trees and reef corals, could end up being the ‘best of pals’ when it comes to fighting climate change.
An El Niño hit this banana prawn fishery hard. Here’s what we can learn from their experience
An El Niño event in 2015-16 led to the lowest ever catch in redlegs. Fisheries must work with research to climate-proof their management.
A unique collaboration explores the future of our oceans
What if we could imagine a better, more sustainable future for our oceans? Future Seas 2030 is an innovative, interdisciplinary project doing exactly that.
Using today’s ocean observations to unlock tomorrow’s climate
As Australia comes to grips with the devastating COVID-19 global pandemic, it’s possible to forget that only six months ago […]
Using satellite imagery to detect and map oil spills along Australia’s coastline
Detection of oil spills using state of the art satellite imagery will support Australian environmental agencies to manage and protect the Great Barrier Reef, and other Australian marine regions.