Biosecurity and invasive species
We have a history of biological control successes and our scientists are using their expertise to find more natural enemies of introduced weeds.
Understanding floodplain ecosystems
CSIRO's research to better understand and predict the response of floodplain ecosystems to environmental change will enable more effective environmental water regimes.
What’s in Our Water symposium 2007
CSIRO’s Discovery Centre hosted the 2nd Australian Symposium on Ecological Risk Assessment and Management of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) in the Australasian Environment 21-22 November 2007.
CSIRO launches Mandarin Podcasts
A series of podcasts in Mandarin language were launched in Canberra today which highlight careers in science and in working with Australian science and industry to a potential audience of 1.2 billion people worldwide.
Robson Creek Rainforest Research
Australia’s first large-scale rainforest research plot in North Queensland will allow scientists to monitor the rainforest over the long term and answer questions about the health of this highly biodiverse Australian ecosystem.
Ants Down Under website
Ants Down Under provides an overview of all ants found in Australia, and includes information about their biology, identification, distribution, and links to published literature.
Examining the limits to growth (Podcast 11 Nov 2008)
The Limits to Growth, published in 1972, was a landmark publication when first released, one of the first studies to link the world economy with the state of the environment. In this podcast, Dr Graham Turner talks about his recent study that validates one of the book’s key scenarios. (7:30)
Zygaenid moths of Australia
This volume of the Monographs of Australia series provides comprehensive and new information on Australian Zygaenidae. Chapters discuss zygaenid morphology, biology, phylogeny and classification, with considerable new information of world-wide relevance.
Ladybirds of Australia
The website provides an overview of all ladybirds in Australia, and includes information about their biology, distribution, identification and images.
Eulophidae parasitoids identification
The Eulophidae parasitoids website, provides detailed interactive identification keys to the Eulophidae parasitoids (Hymenoptera) of leafmining Agromyzidae (Diptera).