Re-diversifying our waterways, a garden stake at a time
University of Melbourne researchers are showing that by simply planting wooden garden stakes into rivers they can restore the environment and bring back animals
Australia’s energy trilemma explained
A University of Melbourne expert explains Australia's energy trilemma: how to deliver energy that is affordable, environmentally sustainable and reliable.
Embracing the finite
Ecologist Peter Vitousek explores how living in the Anthropocene will force us to make our way with diminished natural resources.
Cladding fires: a fatal warning of a bigger problem
The Grenfell fire is a warning of the danger of performance-based building codes compared with 1980s prescriptive approaches says University of Melbourne expert
Rivers as persons
Environmental law researchers Erin O’Donnell and Julia Talbot-Jones discuss recent moves to give legal personhood to rivers in India, New Zealand and elsewhere.
Talking dirty: The conversation between plants and soil
Nitrogen pollution caused by farming practices is a major problem, but University of Melbourne research has discovered an environmentally friendly alternative.
Unexpected outcome in bagging area
Environmental psychologist Wouter Portinga visited the University of Melbourne to discuss how the plastic bag tax in the UK radically changed consumer habits.
A greener ‘Kingdom of Bicycles’
As China touts its green energy ambitions, University of Melbourne research finds a return to the Kingdom of the Bicycle isn't getting cyclists on the road.
Heating up: How rises in global temperature could damage the Reef
Rising global surface temperatures due to climate change could have a devastating impact on Australia and its Great Barrier Reef, University of Melbourne finds.