The cost of climate (in)action
Will any major parties' climate policies help Australia meet its Paris commitments, and what is the cost of inaction? A University of Melbourne expert explains.
Breeding baby corals for warmer seas
Researchers, including University of Melbourne scientists, are breeding corals using IVF to make them better adapted to warming seas as the climate changes.
It’s time the Nullarbor Caves had World Heritage status
Australia's precious Nullarbor caves are a 'time machine' back millions of years and deserve World Heritage status says University of Melbourne expert.
Adapting yourself to take action on the environment
Wanting to take action on climate change and the environment is the easy bit, doing it is harder. Here a University of Melbourne expert outlines an action model
Our last best chance to stop runaway climate change
Following the COP24 conference on climate change, University of Melbourne expert Don Henry says Australia needs to lead when it comes to cutting emissions.
Tracking the climate threat to Australia’s unique ecosystems
Australia's biodiversity is under threat from climate change; University of Melbourne research has identified 8 case studies of how our ecosystems are changing.
Human evolutionary history takes a rain check
By dating the rock in between the fossil layers in Africa’s 'Cradle of Humankind' University of Melbourne researchers are shedding new light on our evolution.
The invisible colours protecting birds from overheating
University of Melbourne research finds the nanostructure of a bird's feathers can regulate its body temperature by reflecting or absorbing near infrared-light
Australia’s ‘nothing to see here’ approach to climate policy
The Government’s review of climate change policy reveals a ‘nothing to see here’ approach, which according to University of Melbourne experts, is not surprising
What could sustainable Australian cities look like in 2040?
Australian cities must reduce their emissions to avoid climate change; research led by the University of Melbourne finds two paths toward a sustainable future.