The Australian Biological Resources Study aims to provide the underlying taxonomic knowledge necessary for the conservation and sustainable use of Australia's biodiversity. ABRS supports research on Australian organisms through a Grants and Scholarship scheme and publishes series of books on our Flora and Fauna.
Biodiversity is the variety of plants, animals, micro-organisms and ecosystems that make up life forms on earth. Discover Australia's unique biodiversity and the initiatives and strategies in place to conserve it for the future.
The Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research (CANBR) includes the Australian National Herbarium. These are jointly managed by CSIRO and the Director of National Parks with strong links to the Australian National Botanic Gardens.