Posts by Henry Stentiford
Some fin good! Four shark facts from science
Sharks are among Earth’s most ancient creatures. We still have lots to learn about them, but what we know from science is fin-tastic.
With better standards, we could make plastics endlessly useful – and slash waste. Here’s how
Product standards have real power. We could use them to reduce waste at every part of the plastic lifecycle.
Powering the future: critical minerals explained
Critical minerals are not just buzz words. They are essential for modern life and supply chains could be disrupted. We dig into Australia's critical minerals list and explain why.
Could black seed and black seed oil help with health conditions?
Our researchers are investigating whether black seed and black seed oil could help address major health conditions.
Students march into the future with smaller (carbon) footprints
Through STEM Professionals in Schools, a school teacher teamed up with an environmental scientist to help students identify ways to reduce their impact on the climate.
Ten new species you need to meet
In the past year, together with our partners, we’ve described 139 new species.
Meet Richard Stephenson: Tracking the James Webb Space Telescope
Meet master controller Richard Stephenson, supporting the James Webb Space Telescope’s exploration of the Universe.
Weeds, fungi, weevils and biosecurity
CSIRO researchers continue to find ways to protect our biosecurity system in order to protect our environment, our agricultural industries and our way of life.
WeedScan, a new app for identifying weeds
We’ve used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify a pest stink bug. Now we’re working with our partners on WeedScan, a new app for identifying and reporting weeds.
The changing perception of psychedelics
Our science is now supporting the emerging field of psychedelic derived medicine. We’re working with local industry partners like Psylo […]
Local efforts have cut plastic waste on Australia’s beaches by almost 30% in 6 years
Here’s some good environmental news – local governments and local actions have slashed the plastic on our beaches.