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Australian centipede key awarded Whitley commendation

Centipedes of Australia, an interactive web based key compiled by CSIRO scientists has been awarded a Whitely commendation.

A guide to Australian moths

An illustrated guide to the main families of moths found in Australia. Co-author Mr Ted Edwards worked on Australian moths for more than 30 years at CSIRO’s Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) in Canberra.

Where science and history work together

In an effort never before attempted, a team of Australian botanists is co-ordinating a project which will provide a nationally-agreed list of scientific names used for native and naturalised plants in Australia. (2 pages)

Animals overview

From tiny insects to giant vertebrates, CSIRO research is expanding knowledge of Australian fauna, and the capacity to manage it sustainably.

Augusta-Margaret River: science and local knowledge for sustainability

The Augusta-Margaret River region of Western Australia is celebrated for its wine, food, creative industries, surf, and natural beauty – and the local shire council is partnering with science to ensure it stays that way.

Allocating environmental funds across regions in Queensland

CSIRO has developed an analysis tool for the Queensland government to enable financial resources to be allocated according to agreed criteria, and indicators of natural resource assets and threats.

Allocating funds for environmental programs: investing in catchment management programs in NSW

CSIRO’s strategic landscape investment model (SLIM) provides a new tool to make decisions about natural resource investments against a range of objectives over time and space.

A complete guide to all butterfly species in Australia

Stunningly illustrated guide to Australian butterfly species. The first complete field guide to butterfly species on Australia’s mainland and its remote islands. Stunningly illustrated with colour photographs and location maps for each of the 416 species.

Telling the story of Aboriginal Land and Sea Management in the Top End

CSIRO partnered with Aboriginal people in the Top End of the Northern Territory to evaluate Aboriginal Land and Sea Management.

Biosecurity in the new bioeconomy: threats and opportunities

From 18-21 November 2009 CSIRO Entomology held a frontier symposium in Canberra, Australia, to bring together the science behind new crop development and biosecurity research.

SEED Paper 36: Remotely Engaged? A Framework for Monitoring the Success of Stakeholder Engagement in Remote Regions

This 33-page working paper is number 2009-11, the 36th paper in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series.

Biodiversity Monitoring in the Rangelands

This 58-page report is a must read for anyone working in natural resource management issues in Australia's rangelands.

Interactive experimental workshops: A tool for the design and communication of MBIs with stakeholders: Report

The focus of this report is on the practical application of field experiments (experimental workshops) in the design and communication of market based instruments like auctions and competitive tender mechanisms for environmental projects. (30 Pages)

SEED Working Paper 35: Terms of Engagement: Consensus or Control in Remote Australian Resource Management?

This 30-page working paper is number 2009-10, the 35th paper in the Socio-Economics and the Environment in Discussion (SEED) working paper series.

Plantation biodiversity scorecard

An overview of the Plantation Biodiversity Scorecard, used to assess the relative biodiversity benefits of a proposed or established plantation. (2 pages)

Designing and testing an outcome focused conservation auction

A paper on designing and testing an outcome focused conservation auction. (19 pages)

Can biodiversity increase profits on a farm?

A new CSIRO publication shows land managers the economic benefits of looking after biodiversity around the farm ecosystem. (2 pages)

Plant stem strength: being strong without muscles

CSIRO Plant Industry scientists have found that a group of proteins crucial to the stiffness and strength of plant stems. (2 pages)

Working together ~ learning together: The Sustainable Communities Initiative Year One report

This report documents the performance and progress of the Sustainable Communities Initiative over its first year of operation - August 2006 to July 2007. (23 pages)

Body Weights and Egg Dimensions of Australian Parrots

This 136-page publication was compiled by Denis A Saunders for CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems between 1980 and 1987. It contains a considerable body of data on body weights and egg dimensions of Australian parrots collected and collated during a major research program on the ecology of Australian cockatoos.

Cyanogenesis in the tropical rainforest tree, Ryparosa javanica

This abstract presents details of an honours thesis by Dr Bruce Webber, involving the quantification of cyanogenesis in a tropical rainforest species, completed as part of his graduate degree prior to joining CSIRO as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist. (2 pages)

Bring birds back with native plants

This article from Farming Ahead reports on an on-farm revegetation programme, monitored and assessed by CSIRO scientists, which has helped shed new light on the importance of biodiversity to sustainable agriculture. (3 pages)

Analysing pathways to sustainability in Indonesia - Phase 2 Project Design Document

This project design document forms phase two of the Analysing pathways to sustainability in Indonesia project collaboration between AusAID, CSIRO, the Indonesian Government and the World Bank.

Designing biodiversity tenders to motivate hidden actions

A paper on designing biodiversity tenders to motivate hidden actions. (21 pages)

Working Together ~ Learning Together II: The Sustainable Communities Initiative Year Two report

This report details the Sustainable Communities Initiative’s activities and achievements from 2006 to 2008, provides valuable insights on cross-sector partnering in practice, and reflects on issues emerging from the SCI experience. (63 pages)

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