Sustainable development

An overhead shot of a baled field.

Regional communities can make necessary changes in response to droughts and other related challenges including the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic using a transition planning approach that builds their resilience and sustainability into the future.

A new computer model to predict arsenic pollution will help to support water management decisions and develop new arsenic remediation strategies.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is the latest in a series of diseases transmitted to humans from wild animals in recent years. Fellow diseases including Ebola, SARS, Zika and MERS have also terrorised countries around the world, and their emergence stems from complex interactions among wild and/or domestic animals and humans.

Norwegian fish farm for salmon growing

With Australia expecting a population growth of 35 million people by 2049, delivering food and energy security will be critical. But how do we meet this growing demand and deliver outcomes that are sustainable and productive?

CSIRO has surveyed Australia’s research and innovation system to understand its perspectives on the current state of the science-society relationship, and what it sees as priority areas for change.

With nature declining at an alarming rate, Dr Ro Hill spoke about the promise of environmental stewardship at her Bob Hawke Centre lecture in Adelaide.

A new study in the journal Clinical Toxicology examines how effective enzymes can be for treating organo phosphate poisoning in humans.

A PNG–Australian initiative to bring decision-makers together and give local communities a stronger voice in determining a sustainable future for their land and natural resources is bringing early results.

The amount of ocean-derived protein consumed in countries in the Pacific Ocean is higher than in any other part of the world. Providing the best science to inform sustainable management of that resource is vital.