Australian science body the CSIRO is expected to slash hundreds jobs, according to multiple reports

The departments bearing the brunt of the cuts are the Oceans and Atmosphere division and the Land and Water division, Fairfax Media reported. It is believed more than 100 jobs in each department with be lost

The Guardian Australia confirmed the news was shared in an email to staff from Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Chief Executive Larry Marshall on Thursday and put down to a strategic decision

He wrote, according to the publication, the job losses were in line with the 2020 strategy for the organisation and that it needed to adapt to an “uncertain future.” Read more…

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Hundreds of climate scientists to lose jobs in Australia