Fighting to save our Aussie bees – one bee hotel at a time
University of Melbourne student Clancy Lester is working with Indigenous communities on a mission to save Australia’s native bees
I’ve seen the value of The Voice in action
Working in the Tiwi Islands, where Tiwi decisions are in Tiwi hands, shows me the value of an Indigenous Voice to Parliament says University of Melbourne expert
The great tree census of 2023
Australia has joined the Forest Global Earth Observatory after University of Melbourne researchers spent 15 months measuring 51,324 trees across 16 hectares.
Insects have more complex immune systems than we thought
University of Melbourne researchers have found that insects and other invertebrates have complex immune systems which can be used to protect their offspring
Lockdown ‘field trip’ reveals whereabouts of Australian grasshoppers
Ecologists from the University of Melbourne used historical survey notes to map the location of hundreds of species of Australian grasshopper
New design tech offers hope for urban wildlife
Designers and ecologists are working together to reimagine cities as more-than-human places – animals need homes too, say University of Melbourne experts
Saving aquatic insects: We may be looking in the wrong place
Aquatic insects are at risk of extinction, but in understanding why we may need to look beyond the quality of the water, says University of Melbourne expert
Mini-beast renaturing: A time for local action
Globally, insect numbers are dwindling but University of Melbourne experts say we could help our ecosystem by renaturing mini-beasts in our own urban backyards.
The crucial work of Indigenous Rangers
A collaboration, that includes the University of Melbourne, explores the crucial contribution of Yolŋu Indigenous Rangers in North-East Arnhem Land.
When one feral cat just isn’t another feral cat
A University of Melbourne ecologist has been counting feral cats using camera traps to help better control them but Artificial Intelligence may speed the work