Supercomputers in Canberra and Perth power the analysis and modelling that decision-makers rely on in national crises.
Wildflowers blooming in box gum grassy woodland
Box gum grassy woodlands are critically endangered. What's left often grows on farms, and farmers are helping to conserve them.
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.
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A quantum technology boom is coming, and Australia must act to avoid missing out. A new CSIRO roadmap plots a course for this new industry.
New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
Una nueva investigación analiza los sectores económicos responsables de la caída global de emisiones debida a la COVID-19. Tenemos una pequeño margen de tiempo para hacer el cambio permanente.
Le 11 mai 2020, à Saint-Malo, marquage d’une piste cyclable.
De tout récents travaux du Global Carbon Project montrent dans le détail les effets de la pandémie et du confinement sur l’économie mondiale.
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The new values are a worrying outcome that no one wants, but one we must still grapple with.
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A CSIRO survey has found many people are confused about common infections, believing antibiotics can treat colds, flu and other viruses. This could fuel a dangerous rise in drug-resistant superbugs.
Like a cosmic butterfly in the sky, radio galaxy PKS 2014-55 was observed by CSIRO researchers with the Australian SKA Pathfinder telescope.
Restoring the reef represents one of the most significant science and technology challenges in the history of nature conservation.
Biodiversity is often highest in places with human activity. The fishing industry has shown we can often have it both ways: maintain important livelihoods while protecting precious marine life.
New research from Australia’s national science agency shows a huge amount of ocean plastic ends up on land, where it gets trapped.
Concentrations of carbon dioxide are now 147% above pre-industrial levels, according to a definitive report by the World Meteorological Organisation released today.
We asked astronomers: are we alone in the Universe? The answer was surprisingly consistent.
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'I think that we will discover life outside of Earth in my lifetime. If not that, then in your lifetime,' one astronomer told us.
Secara historis vaksin butuh 2-5 tahun untuk dikembangkan. Tapi dengan upaya global dan pengalaman membuat vaksin virus corona pada masa lalu, vaksin ini potensial bisa dikembangkan lebih cepat.
The abrupt downturn in seafood consumption in China is wreaking havoc on the traditional fishers of the Torres Strait and other Australian fishing communities
Researchers around the world are working together to control the coronavirus outbreak, now known as COVID-19. This is what's behind the global effort to develop a vaccine.
Forests are remarkable at drawing carbon from the atmosphere, and they're getting better at it. New research highlights how important it is to protect forests so they can help us fight climate change.
Cowpea, also known as Black Eyed Pea, is a staple crop in Nigeria.
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Nigeria recently approved the world's first GM cowpea, which provides full protection against the pod-borer Maruca, a major problem for this important crop.