Bug off! Protecting our collections from pests
The insects that clean up dead animal matter would love to get their mouthparts on our collections. Here’s how we stop them.
The mysterious marine life of green donuts
Looking like the surface of the moon, the little green lifeforms found in this alien landscape donut come from off this world.
Reducing litter in Sydney Harbour
New technologies will be installed across Sydney Harbour under a pilot to prevent plastic pollution ending up in our oceans.
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.
Meet the stars of the first coin of 2023
We’ve collaborated with the Royal Australian Mint to develop a coin design featuring our research vessel Investigator and deep sea creatures.
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.
Eight highlights from eight years of ship science
We wish our research vessel (RV) Investigator a happy birthday and look back on eight amazing years of marine science.
Discovering new and old sharks in our oceans
Scientists on CSIRO research vessel (RV) Investigator have been sinking their teeth into some surprising shark finds.
Soil rocks! Let’s unearth some soil goodness
Soil is everywhere, but it is also very valuable. Let's dig into exactly why.
Biodiversity Club: the fight to name new species
We step into the ring with scientists onboard RV Investigator who are punching out names for new marine species.