Fighting to save our Aussie bees – one bee hotel at a time
University of Melbourne student Clancy Lester is working with Indigenous communities on a mission to save Australia’s native bees
The great tree census of 2023
Australia has joined the Forest Global Earth Observatory after University of Melbourne researchers spent 15 months measuring 51,324 trees across 16 hectares.
The wingless grasshopper that could cross Bass Strait, but not the Yarra River
New genomic data can track Australia’s wingless matchstick grasshopper from Tasmania to the mainland, say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
New design tech offers hope for urban wildlife
Designers and ecologists are working together to reimagine cities as more-than-human places – animals need homes too, say University of Melbourne experts
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
Willie wagtails: The werewolves of the bird world
By recording birds across Victoria, a new University of Melbourne study shows that willie wagtails are a bit like werewolves because they also sing to the moon.
How Australian wildlife live with bushfires - but the price can be high
Australia's wildlife has adapted in different ways to living with bushfires, but the costs can still be high, explains a University of Melbourne expert