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Kapalga fact sheet series: fire and invertebrates

This fact sheet explains the affect of fire on Top End invertebrates. It is part of a series of fact sheets on the effects of fire on various aspects of the environment and the use of fire in conservation management.

Kapalga fact sheet series: fire and reptiles

This fact sheet explains the affect of fire on reptiles. It is part of a series of fact sheets on the effects of fire on various aspects of the environment and the use of fire in conservation management.

Kapalga fact sheet series: fire and birds

This fact sheet explains the affect of fire on birds. It is part of a series of fact sheets on the effects of fire on various aspects of the environment and the use of fire in conservation management.

Kapalga fact sheet series: fire and conservation management

This fact sheet explains fire and conservation management. It is part of a series of fact sheets on the effects of fire on various aspects of the environment and the use of fire in conservation management.

Kapalga fact sheet series: fire behaviour

This fact sheet explains the affect of fire on Top End fire behaviour. It is part of a series of fact sheets on the effects of fire on various aspects of the environment and the use of fire in conservation management.

Interacting with Acacia

This two-page information sheet is about CSIRO's research on the ecological and evolutionary interactions of the genus Acacia in Australia.

Insects and their Allies website

The Insects and their Allies website was developed to provide basic knowledge about insects and their close relatives, including details on identifying characteristics, biology and ecology.

A closer look at cells with image analysis

Maths-based medical imaging analysis software developed by CSIRO scientists is helping cell biologists to understand diseases such as diabetes.

Analysing pathways to sustainability in Indonesia

Indonesia is pioneering a new approach to national decision making that helps explain the impact high-level decisions have on ordinary people and on natural resources like water, timber, land and energy - as well as on the economy itself.

Protecting biodiversity in new high rainfall zone cropping areas

This two-page information sheet explains how CSIRO researchers are investigating ways to protect biodiversity in Australia's high rainfall zone.

Growing Australian aquaculture

CSIRO is developing improved breeds, feeds, and health and environmental management systems to support the sustainable growth of Australian aquaculture.

Invasive alien species threaten global biodiversity

CSIRO is putting considerable resources into research on invasive alien species and their effect on Australia's biodiversity, targeting invasive species already in Australia as well as trying to anticipate and avert the next generation of invasive alien species.

Forest trees of Australia

Forest trees of Australia is the essential reference to 300 of our most important indigenous trees, which have been carefully selected for their environmental significance, their importance to the timber industry, or their prominence in our landscape.

Flying foxes out for an evening feed

A video showing flying foxes heading out for an evening feed at Atherton in Far North Queensland. (0:45)

Finding which nest is best

Location, location, location - learn the secrets of good nest-making from snow petrels and an Antarctic researcher in this article from Scientriffic magazine.

Fighting frog fungus

Australian scientists, including a team at CSIRO, were first to identify a fungus as the cause of mass frog declines in Australia and Panama.

EUCLID: Eucalypts of Australia

The definitive electronic identification and information system for Australian eucalypts.

CSIRO Entomology: a sense of history

On 30 June 2010, Dr Jim Cullen presented an overview of the history of CSIRO's Division of Entomology from 1928 to 2010. Watch his presentation in the video below (73:12) or download the PowerPoint slides. (177 pages)

Science for our environment

CSIRO and its partners seek to develop solutions to Australia’s environmental challenges. CSIRO is committed to the challenge of using science, combined with community and industry knowledge, to make sure that our ecosystems are sustainable for the long term prosperity of Australia.

Environmental monitoring and analysis

Our scientists are providing quality information to planners and policy-makers about the complex systems that make up the natural environment. Our scientists are providing quality information to planners and policy-makers about the incredibly complex systems that make up the natural environment.

ECOWATCH: partnering with community to assess habitat quality

ECOWATCH is a community-based project for the assessment of habitat quality in the South Australian Riverland, involving a partnership between the Bookmark Biosphere, five local schools and CSIRO Entomology.

Ecology and biodiversity in the spotlight

As the United Nations’ International Year of Biodiversity ends, the spotlight is on ecologists at the conference 'Sustaining biodiversity - the next 50 years'.

Dust Mites

This comprehensive reference is essential reading for anyone involved or interested in house dust mite research and management.

What happens at sea

How do scientists find out what elephant seals eat? Read all about it in this article from Scientriffic magazine.
 

Not all flies are a pest

Flies belong to the diverse order of insects known as Diptera and many species exhibit a range of interesting and beneficial behaviour.

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