CSIRO scientists develop biocontrol strategy to tackle invasive species

Alex Crowe
By Alex Crowe
March 25 2022 - 6:30pm
Gavin Hunter and the biosecurity team at CSIRO have been working on the development of a pathogen to control an invasive weed threatening beach birds. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

CSIRO scientists are coming to the rescue of baby penguins this week with a biocontrol agent produced in Canberra on its way to Victoria to save a threatened colony.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au