Working to halt the decline in Australia's biodiversity. Building better understanding of our species and ecosystems for better management.

CSIRO's Biodiversity Book

Authored by CSIRO scientists, Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia provides access to the latest scientific knowledge on Australia’s biodiversity in an engaging and clear format. Available for free download in multiple formats.

Threats to biodiversity

There are numerous threats to Australia's biodiversity including invasive species, poor fire management, habitat destruction and degradation, and climate change. Our research is helping to understand the impact of these threats so they can be better managed.

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