The October 2008 issue shows how CSIRO is collaborating with research partners to maintain our scientific edge and help Australia's minerals industry maintain its competitive edge. (12 pages)
The February 2011 issue of Process highlights a number of projects where CSIRO’s expertise is being applied to increase the economic and environmental viability of mineral processes. (12 pages)
The February 2009 issue looks at the latest research in hydrometallurgy and how it is helping alumina, base metals and gold processors. (12 pages)
Towards sustainable fertiliser use in the sugarcane industry
CSIRO has developed a new approach to the use of nitrogen fertilisers in sugarcane farming, known as N-Replacement. Initial trials suggest that the N-Replacement method could have major environmental and economic benefits for cane-growing regions and the Great Barrier Reef.
Economic costs of water pollution in Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Water pollution is a significant issue for many small island nations with fringing reefs. CSIRO estimated that sound watershed management could save the community of the Cook Islands millions of dollars that currently are spent dealing with the consequences of water pollution.
Restoring near-city catchments
The Restoring Near-City Catchments project aims to guide management plans for the restoration and protection of healthy waterways and water ecosystems in near-city catchments around Australia.
Our scientists are developing solutions to our mounting air, land and water pollution problems.
Our scientists are working with industry, regulators and the community in the search for solutions to our mounting air, land and water pollution problems.
Global Carbon Project figures
A factsheet detailing the 2007 data for the Global Carbon Project, a joint international project on the global carbon cycle.
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.
Charcoal: understanding nature’s filter
A new understanding of how charcoal formed in natural events like bushfires can minimise the effect of pollutants in soil and sediments as well as aquatic environments is made available through the results of this study.
Adelaide coastal waters study
The Adelaide Coastal Waters Study aims to piece together the complex story behind the decline of Adelaide’s coastal environment.
AAHL reduces environmental footprint
A series of equipment upgrades undertaken over the past five years at CSIRO Livestock Industries’ Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) in Geelong has resulted in a 25 per cent reduction in the facility’s water usage.
Bioindustries in CSIRO Entomology
This fact sheet outlines bioindustries research in CSIRO Entomology, which is helping Australian industry by developing new industrial and environmental biotechnologies. (2 pages)
Pesticide impact rating index (PIRI) fact sheet
Details about PIRI, a free software package that which helps pesticide users and regulators select the best product for their circumstances by rating pesticides in terms of their relative risk to the environment are provided in this fact sheet. (2 pages)
New way to manage nitrogen shows promise
This article from Farming Ahead discusses a new nitrogen management system developed by CSIRO that could have major benefits for sugarcane-growing areas as well as reducing nitrogen run-off into the Great Barrier Reef. (3 pages)
Enzymes work on improving our world
An overview of CSIRO Entomology’s enzymatic research on the bioremediation of contaminated soil and water, enhanced fossil fuel recovery and the development of synthetic enzymes. (2 pages)
60Contaminants CLW MedRelTsr
Science can save industry tens of millions of dollars by preventing pollution and directing resources to areas that need it most, according to CSIRO.