Climate change: wildfire risk has grown nearly everywhere – but we can still influence where and how fires strike
Fire weather season – when wildfires are most likely to strike – has expanded almost everywhere.
Support bushfire science from home
CSIRO is calling for citizen scientists to help digitise specimens of flies, mayflies, caddisflies, bugs, butterflies and more.
Meet our researcher: Justin Leonard
Justin Leonard’s job is to burn down houses so we can learn how best to protect them from bushfires.
Mt Resilience uses AR to help you prepare for disaster
To prepare people for more frequent and extreme weather events, our researchers teamed up with the ABC to embrace AR with Mt Resilience.
What shapes our science? Our people
As we look at the past year's research efforts and the future of science, our people are firmly at the centre of it all.
Virtual expedition: detecting the Kangaroo Island dunnart
Citizen scientists are helping researchers with the recovery of the critically endangered Kangaroo Island dunnart after the bushfires.
Isolate, investigate, identify: Help Australia’s bushfire recovery from your couch
With your help, scientists can gather more information about how bushfire recovery is tracking across the country.
Bunker-down the smart way in a bushfire
Bushfire bunkers can save lives. We're working with the Victorian Country Fire Authority to provide scientific input into bushfire bunkers.
Five tips for replanting your garden after bushfires
Australians are starting to return to their homes and rebuild their lives after the bushfires. Creating a garden can be an important part of the process of recovery and reconnecting.
Bushfire impact on Australian plants
Many Australian plants have strategies to cope with fire and some species even take advantage of bushfires to germinate.
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.