Spotting algal blooms from space
In a world first, a satellite-based algal bloom alert system has been developed for inland water bodies - a giant leap forward from individually testing each dam, river or lake across the countryside, and allowing for a much quicker response.
The answer’s complex: Supply chain adaptation to climate change
Like it or not, climate change has introduced new levels of unpredictability into the business of producing and transporting goods to market.
How to make batteries that last (almost) forever
Batteries that can self-sustain are needed for long-term animal tracking as well as shipping and logistics.
Where science and nations united over oceans
Our ‘blue planet’ is made up of one continuous ocean, not five separate oceans. The first UN Ocean Conference broke down barriers between developed and developing nations, science and government, government and the private sector, and corporate and community interests. Here's a ringside insight into what it all means.
Science narrows the net on illegal fishing
Approximately 25 per cent of Australian fish is thought to be mislabelled and up to one third of fish in US markets is illegally caught. Fishing vessels might think they're invisible in the vast ocean, but a new system can profile suspicious activity and alert authorities as they come into port.
Homeward Bound takes off
Three of our top scientists are on board the MV Ushuaia in Antarctica as part of an innovative leadership program for women in science.
Wetlands reborn a reward in sustainability
It was a simple fix and now wetlands reborn in Queensland's far north are nurturing reef fish and bird life once again. The rewards of nature are being matched with awards for leadership in sustainability.
Chile’s salmon industry poised to take a leap forward
After years of crisis in Chile’s burgeoning salmon industry, culminating in riots earlier this year, a CSIRO-developed aquaculture modelling tool is set to transform the sector.