An eggs-traordinary move for our egg collection
What’s it like to pack and move 12 million scientific specimens, including a fragile bird egg collection? We're about to find out.
Meet Phoebe Readford: Protecting Australia from emerging diseases
Phoebe Readford travels far and wide to improve the biosecurity of neighbouring countries, and in turn Australia.
Weevil genius: waging war on cabomba weed
A special weevil has been released in Queensland waterways as a biological control agent to get rid of cabomba, a fast-spreading weed wreaking havoc on our aquatic environment.
Everyday AI: How artificial intelligence is helping conservation
From identifying birds in the bush to helping locate destructive crown-of-thorns starfish in the Great Barrier Reef, find out how AI is being used in conservation.
Our innovative science behind the headlines
Our innovations, from fast Wi-Fi to predicting bushfires, were once considered impossible. Until someone, just like you, joined us and took on the challenge.
Help invertebrates through citizen science
Out and about or staying at home this summer? Become a citizen scientist and help Aussie invertebrates.
Love science? Your summer reads are sorted
Do you love science? We get it, we do too. To keep you inspired, entertained, and of course informed this summer, we’ve put together a list of great reads.
Science never stops: our people keep things running over the break
The science must go on! From caring for algae to monitoring the skies, our scientists will be working as hard as Santa's elves this Christmas.
Happy holly days! Meet our 12 species of Christmas
From holly to Christmas beetles, meet these 12 species of Christmas that remind us of the holiday season in Australia.
Top 10 most spotted Australian birds
To celebrate the Birdlife Australia Aussie Bird Count, we asked the Atlas of Living Australia to find out Australia’s most spotted birds.
Perfect match: DNA library to help identify species
We’re building our National Biodiversity DNA Library to help identify and monitor species across Australia and in our surrounding waters.