Have yourself a sustainable little Christmas
Give our planet a gift. Make your festive season more environmentally-friendly this year. We've got some tips to help you have a sustainable Christmas.
Prawn stars: Five facts about Aussie prawns
New technology is allowing our farmers to grow even more prawns, and reduce the need to import prawns to meet consumer demand.
Loose genes and haunted ecosystems: meet eDNA, environmental saviour
'Environmental DNA' tells the story of an ecosystem, the genetic signatures of plants, animals, fungi, microbes in a milieu that can be ‘snooped on’ by researchers to detect exotic species and contaminated waterways, and inform palaeoecology and marine conservation.
Australia can’t lose in the global race for cheaper, cleaner energy
Despite our sometimes heated national debate about our energy future, Australia is well positioned to benefit from innovative low emission […]
Urban living under the microscope
The Urban Living Lab, a new collaboration with Celestino, will use the rigours of science to make the future of Australia's cities more liveable, resilient, and sustainable.
No sweat – hot tips for a cool summer
Here are some easy to implement, easy to adhere to tips for saving energy and staying cool this summer.
Australians can have zero-emission electricity, without blowing the bill
Faced with the rise of renewable energy and limits on carbon pollution, we suggest what kind of future awaits the grid.
Aussie solar know-how provides a ray of sunshine for China
They may look like bathroom mirrors and provide a great background for a selfie, but our solar thermal heliostat mirrors are hitting the world stage to help China meet its renewable energy targets.
ASPIRE to do better with waste
We're helping to match up businesses so they can share waste and other resources, improving the economic and environmental outcomes in their communities. It's the gift that keeps on giving
What will our cities look like in the future?
We asked world-renowned cities guru Professor Mike Batty how science and technology can contribute to the liveable and resilient cities of the future.
Smart, energy efficient home design gets AccuRate
Today, more than ever before, home owners are demanding cost-effective, sustainable comfort - and that means finding smarter ways to make home heating and cooling affordable.