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  1. 7 August 2019 - Science Matters

    Planting trees is no substitute for natural forests

    University of Melbourne research finds allowing degraded natural forests to re-grow is a more effective than planting new trees for storing atmospheric carbon.

  2. 1 July 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    A land of drought and flooding rains

    University of Melbourne research finds understanding the link between increasing rainfall and dry soil conditions can help us better plan for climate change.

  3. 4 May 2019 - Science Matters

    Planning for climate extremes in global farming

    A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that climate extremes, like heatwaves and droughts, are impacting on the food we get from global crops.

  4. 10 April 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Preventing more fish deaths in the lower Darling

    A new report for the government, led by the University of Melbourne, says climate change was a cause of the recent mass fish deaths in the lower Darling River.

  5. 26 March 2019 - Inside Business

    Budgeting for drought

    A University of Melbourne expert says the government's budget response to the needs of farmers in drought must be well planned and continuing rather than ad hoc

  6. 7 March 2019 - Design

    One million urban trees

    Trees are critical for urban sustainability and liveability, but so is planting the right things in the right places, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 3 March 2019 - Design

    Climate change in court

    A University of Melbourne expert says a court ruling acknowledging the impact of fossil fuels on climate change may signal a new direction for Australia.

  8. 7 February 2019 - Design

    Black Saturday: Urban sprawl and climate change remain key dangers

    Our response to bushfires has improved, but risk factors like urban sprawl and climate change are being ignored says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. Podcast6 February 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Learning to live with fire

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, Professor Cristina Montiel Molina discusses our attitudes to living with fire.

  10. Podcast23 January 2019 - Design

    Australia: Liveability vs sustainability

    In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast Professor Lars Coenen looks at how Melbourne can become a truly sustainable city.