How a pot plant or five is good for you
Having five pot plants in your room can cleanse the air and make you feel food, says a new University of Melbourne and RMIT analysis of decades of past evidence
We visit Newells Paddock in Melbourne's inner west where delegates from the Ecocity 2017 World Summit are planting shrubs to rehabilitate the industrial site.
Changing the way we think about ecocities
The way we understand ecocities needs radical change; only this, says a University of Melbourne expert, will empower everyone to co-create a sustainable future.
Growing greener cities
Planting gardens on office buildings will reduce inner-city temperatures and create energy savings – and improve workers’ moods.
Building a society that thrives, not just survives
We need to move beyond the concept of sustainability in relation to the built environment, and think about ways our society can not only survive, but thrive.