Australian Network for Plant Conservation (ANPC) undertook the Australian Native Seed Survey in 2016-2017 to better understand the native seed sector and its ability to meet current and future demand..

CMSR Research Fellow Dr. Adam Cross was awarded the 'Woodside Early Career Scientist of the Year' at the Premier’s Science Awards! The award is wonderful recognition of Adam’s work in restoration and shines the spotlight on the importance and significance of restoration research projects in globally.

The study, published in international journal Plant and Soil, examined the growth of almost 50 species of native plants on mine tailings generated by processing iron ore to determine how they fared compared to plants grown in natural topsoils.

CMSR researchers have discovered a new population of a critically endangered aquatic carnivorous plant in Western Australia’s remote Kimberley, following a 10-year search of the region.

New Curtin research has found the impact of mining on animals is overlooked in most mine site restoration assessments, prompting a call for greater onus to be put on mine operators to restore animal communities after mining.