Animals, Food & You
Veterinary treatment and research, animal health and welfare, the science and economics of food production and farming.
Australia’s risky food supply chains
University of Melbourne experts say Australia can’t rely on industry and charities to feed people during disasters - government must lead in food security.
Using genetics to conserve wildlife
Targeted Genetic Intervention may provide the opportunity to conserve species by altering their genetics to help them adapt, says University of Melbourne expert
Cutting agricultural emissions will reduce air pollution and save lives
Reducing ammonia emissions from agriculture will substantially benefit global health, and at a low cost shows new research led by the University of Melbourne.
Redefining Farmland value for climate and food security
Regenerative agriculture can translate environmental health of farmland into economic value and address climate change, explain University of Melbourne experts.
Five priorities for managing nitrogen pollution
Nitrogen is essential for life on Earth but excess can damage the environment. University of Melbourne researchers recommend five areas of focus for management.
Tackling a global crop pandemic - from the air
The spread of Xf bacteria is a huge threat to global agriculture, but University of Melbourne research is enhancing airborne detection methods to control it.
The crucial work of Indigenous Rangers
A collaboration, that includes the University of Melbourne, explores the crucial contribution of Yolŋu Indigenous Rangers in North-East Arnhem Land.
Lead from ammunition is a threat to everyone's health
Ammunition is a major source of environmental lead pollution; alternatives could be used to protect Australian wildlife, says a University of Melbourne expert
How do organic and non-organic foods influence our gut microbiome?
A University of Melbourne review into how organic and conventionally farmed foods affect the gut microbiome found mixed results, indicating more research needed