We’re working to discover, enhance and sustain marine ecosystems and maximise the benefits from Australia’s marine territory.
A changing climate means parts of Australia will get hotter, some drier, others wetter and we can expect more extreme fire days.
Meet Indigenous researcher: Marlee Hutton and find out more about her research and projects on Country.
We are mapping the shallow reefs of Ningaloo Reef to understand more about coral growth and marine ecosystem health.
New research suggests there’s little evidence connecting illegal fishing to organised crimes, such as drug trafficking, human trafficking, slavery and arms smuggling.
The amount of microplastics on the seafloor is up to 35 times more than the estimated weight of plastic pollution on the ocean’s surface.
What does science during a lockdown look like? Our researchers are still checking in on their ocean animal friends during the pandemic.
White sharks are an elusive marine top predator. But researchers are improving their knowledge and busting shark myths with scientific facts.
Our research is being used for the Earth Challenge 2020 citizen science app to generate a global picture of how much plastic pollution there is.
Our Ningaloo Reef discoveries mean we know more than ever before. A partnership with BHP continues to build scientific knowledge on this diverse marine ecosystem.
Scientists have named a newly-described polychaete or bristle worm from Australia's deep abyss after CSIRO.
Omega-3 oils are traditionally sourced from fish. But now we have a less fishy alternative using marine micronutrients extracted from the ocean.
A new approach to culling crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef has significantly reduced their numbers helping the coral return. Updated 31 August , 2022