Human activities have driven the Earth to become greener – perhaps the strongest evidence yet of how people have become a major force in the Earth’s functioning.
For the first time, we show that sea-level rise in the late 20th century is predominantly caused by the burning of fossil fuels.
The blue haze surrounding Eucalyptus is a volatile compound, isoprene, that contributes to pollution and air quality counts.
Last year’s record-breaking temperatures are having a devastating impact on the world’s coral reefs. In Western Australia the severity of the situation, which could lead to long-term collapse of reef ecosystems, has gone largely unnoticed.
It’s official: 2015 was the hottest year on record.
RV Investigator will depart on 8 January 2016 for the sub-Antarctic territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands on a 58 day research voyage, which will be led by Professor Mike Coffin from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, but what do you know about this part of Australia?
CSIRO’s Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator will depart Fremantle tomorrow (Friday 8 January) on its longest voyage to date to research the link between active volcanoes on the seafloor and the mobilisation of iron which enriches and supports life in the Southern Ocean.
It’s summer holidays and it seems everyone is heading to the beach! Except for 60 very excited crew, scientists and support staff who are about to jump on board RV Investigator and head here!
Small heroes with a big impact. Plankton are an important indicator of the health of our oceans. Today, the first ever Australian plankton report has been released, describing the state of our oceans through the eyes of these tiny drifters.