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  1. 18 April 2020 - Design

    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

  2. 30 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  3. 7 March 2020 - Humanities

    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.

  4. 28 February 2020 - Design

    Disasters, planning and Australian tourism

    Australia’s bushfires have cost our tourism industry billions; University of Melbourne experts say in future, tourism and disaster resilience must be integrated

  5. 25 February 2020 - Science Matters

    When will Australia’s drought break?

    For drought-busting rains, we might just have to wait for the tropical oceans to serve up some moisture, finds new research including University of Melbourne.

  6. 21 February 2020 - Science Matters

    How do we protect our unique biodiversity from megafires?

    University of Melbourne experts say Australia's summer bushfires should remind us just how easily our unique biodiversity and ecosystems could be wiped out.

  7. 3 February 2020 - Science Matters

    Don’t blame nature for the disasters we’ve created

    New research, including the University of Melbourne, finds recent ‘natural’ disasters like severe bushfires and crippling drought aren't natural at all.

  8. 10 January 2020 - Humanities

    Dissecting disruption

    The upheavals of our time point to a transformational era and a pivotal period – order vs freedom, adaption vs nostalgia, says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 9 January 2020 - Science Matters

    How Australian wildlife live with bushfires - but the price can be high

    Australia's wildlife has adapted in different ways to living with bushfires, but the costs can still be high, explains a University of Melbourne expert

  10. 5 January 2020 - Science Matters

    How fast the planet warms will be crucial for liveability

    A rapid rise in temperatures under global warming would lead to more extremes compared to keeping warming more gradual say University of Melbourne researchers