Sustainable success for Australian business
A University of Melbourne expert says the disruption of COVID-19 provides an opportunity for Australian businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.
A new thermometer for studying our past climate
By studying underwater mineral deposits from cave pools, University of Melbourne researchers have developed a new tool to understand our climate history.
The time is now for Indigenous design equity
Indigenous Australians have long been architects, engineers and land managers; a University of Melbourne expert says that wisdom must help tackle climate change
The story in the bones of lizards and frogs
CT scans of fossilised bones of Australia’s lizards and frogs are helping University of Melbourne experts understand adaption and extinction amid climate change
Tracking the movement of mosquito stowaways
Mosquitoes are a challenge to global health, but University of Melbourne genomics research is trying to stop risky species sneaking past Australian biosecurity.
Rising global flood risk demands action
By 2100 tens of millions more people and trillions of dollars more of the world economy will be at risk of flooding, University of Melbourne researchers warn.
The local governments declaring a climate emergency
University of Melbourne research finds that only a small proportion of the local governments declaring a climate emergency have developed action plans.
The geographies of COVID-19
Geographers don’t just look at where COVID-19 is occurring, they ask why. University of Melbourne experts say the big picture helps to understand the pandemic.
What could Australia’s clean energy future look like?
The COVID crisis has created opportunities to accelerate technologies to make Australia a renewable energy superpower, say University of Melbourne experts.
Climate change policy: The missing middle
The COVID crisis has brought about bipartisanship and consensus; University of Melbourne experts say this is urgently needed for effective climate change policy