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  1. Podcast24 May 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Solving our climate history puzzle

    This episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts features Joelle Gergis on Australia's climate history, detailed in her book Sunburnt Country.

  2. 21 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    What pancake ice tells us about the climate

    At the University of Melbourne, the first fresh-water wave tank of its kind in the world studies how pancake ice forms, telling us more about our climate.

  3. 2 October 2017 - Science Matters

    Written in King Billy’s tree rings: 1700 years of climate history

    University of Melbourne researchers have published a 1700 year tree ring chronology from King Billy pines in Tasmania, offering insights into climate history.

  4. 3 June 2016 - Under the Microscope

    The climate legacies in our lakes

    Dr Michael-Shawn Fletcher works to understand the environmental history of Tasmania and Chile, by using lake cores – what is considered a 'natural archive'.

  5. 9 February 2016 - Science Matters

    The not-so-plain Nullarbor

    The Nullarbor Plain, one of Australia's driest spots, was once a forest packed with gums and banksias as little as 3.5 million years ago, research shows.

  6. 28 January 2016 - Science Matters

    Seeds of hope lie in forests

    The Paris Agreement recognises that forests are crucial to tackling emissions, but to save our trees we must tackle poverty, forestry expert Rod Keenan writes.

  7. 21 December 2015 - Science Matters

    The hole in the ozone

    The re-patching of the ozone hole is an environmental success story that's worth remembering as we strive to contain climate change.