Lockdown at sea a lesson in sustainable shipping
We urgently need to decarbonise international shipping, and powering cargo ships with wind should be part of the solution says University of Melbourne expert
For coral, teamwork makes the dream work
A University of Melbourne discovery of clusters of two types of bacteria in the tentacles of corals is shedding light on their role in coral reef health
Design for (all) life
Humans create most designs for themselves but can and should create spaces that benefit all forms of life, say University of Melbourne experts.
Switching meat and milk for plant-based copies misses vital nutrients
University of Melbourne computer modelling shows that swapping meat and milk for plant-based alternatives isn’t a simple switch when it comes to our health.
We can do more to restore our freshwater ecosystems
University of Melbourne research finds stronger community participation and management of Australia’s waterways are crucial for meeting the UN’s ecosystem goals
Woody Meadows greening our cities the right way
University of Melbourne research helps councils, agencies and developers fill public spaces across Australia with beautiful, practical, native Woody Meadows.
Wheat’s ancient roots of viral resistance
University of Melbourne research has found that a gene that protects wheat from destructive Wheat Yellow Mosaic Virus originated in an ancient wild relative
The smallest marine microbes share nutrients – briefly
Fleeting interactions between the smallest phytoplankton and bacteria help to shape global ocean productivity, finds new University of Melbourne led research
The burning of Australia’s nature
A new book examines the biodiversity loss from Australia’s Black Summer wildfires and what lessons our country must learn, say University of Melbourne experts.