Magpie geese flock in their thousands in the Northern Territory, along the coastal flooplains. But what impact could sea level rise have on their habitat?
Kakadu’s fresh water wetlands will be transformed if they become inundated with saltwater due to sea level rise.
Climbing up an 80 m tower is all in a day’s work for some scientists. Read how they’ve been watching over Australia’s defining flora – eucalypts – as part of our land ecosystem observatory.
The globe is greening as plants grow faster in response to rising carbon dioxide. But a new analysis shows they aren’t using more water to do it – a rare piece of good news for our changing planet.
Communities, governments and businesses in Australia need to work together on innovative strategies that will help adapt their coastal environments so they will be more resilient as extreme weather events driven by climate become more frequent.
The crown-of-thorns starfish may end up being an unlikely hero in the quest to determine how best to help iconic marine species adapt to climate change.
CSIRO researchers have revisited an ecosystem-based adaptation project in Papua New Guinea ’s Kimbe Bay that’s using Locally Managed Marine Areas to protect near-shore marine ecosystems – and discovered lessons about making future projects more effective.
Radical changes to our environment with climate change means we need to map adaptation pathways now that consider options and prepare us for future decisions.