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
Extreme waves set to be bigger and more frequent
As the planet warms University of Melbourne researchers warn extreme wave events appear set to be bigger and happen more often, threatening increased flooding.
COVID-19 is an opportunity to reset our environmental future
COVID-19 is having short-term environmental benefits, but a University of Melbourne expert says it's an opportunity to plan our low or zero net emissions future
COVID-19 drop in pollution to be short-lived
COVID-19’s hit to the global economy is reducing air pollution but the recovery could worsen the environment and emissions, warns University of Melbourne expert
Motherhood in a climate crisis
On International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne experts says as our planet and society changes, mothers are on the frontline of the ecological battle.