CO2 is trending: See the latest atmospheric concentrations data on Twitter
From today, we’ll be tweeting our latest CO2 data from the Cape Grim Baseline monitoring station in Tasmania.
Coronavirus is hurting Australia’s lobster export market
The abrupt downturn in seafood consumption in China is wreaking havoc on the traditional fishers of the Torres Strait and other Australian fishing communities.
Yes, more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere helps plants grow, but it’s no excuse to downplay climate change
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.
Quantum computing: What’s the big deal?
Quantum technology could help solve challenges across a range of sectors. But what exactly is quantum technology and how will it be used?
Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters
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.
Dual-purpose crops bring drought resilience to farming
Growing crops both grazed by livestock and grown to harvest is helping this farmer weather the drought.
Fire-tested systems help crews survive truck burnovers
Water spray systems, tested by us and evolved by state fire authorities, are protecting fire trucks and firefighters from burnovers.
Air quality: how we’re minimising smoke impact
As bushfires continue around the country many of us are experiencing poor air quality. Our forecasting technology is helping minimise exposure to smoke.
Keeping ahead of spotfires
Spotfires are the major cause of the loss of control of fires, and understanding when spotfires are likely to occur is essential.
The impact of bushfires on Australian insects
Discover some of the ways bushfires harm and benefit different species of insects.
Top science stories in 2019
Celebrations in space, a major laser and a new human discovered. We've wrapped up the top science stories of 2019 as our gift to you.