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.
Protecting Melbourne’s Green Wedges while we still can
University of Melbourne research argues that the natural areas of Melbourne are under threat as there is growing evidence of their importance for human survival
The complexities of predicting climate change effects
Australia’s iconic ecosystems are being impacted by climate change. A University of Melbourne experts says that to protect our ecosystems, we need more data.
The big picture of the Amazon fires
As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, a University of Melbourne experts says it’s important to understand the big picture in Brazil that led to this point
Designing the urban future of the Galápagos Islands
The Galápagos Islands are famous for their biodiversity, but a University of Melbourne collaboration is working on providing for a growing human population.
Sharks: How a cull could ruin an ecosystem
With a Senate inquiry considering culls and nets to minimise the risk of shark attacks, the University of Melbourne considers their impact on marine ecosystems.
Exposing the creatures of the deep
For the first time, a light has been shone on the diversity of creatures that exists in the world’s dark, deep seas.
What is tree bark?
Ever wondered why bark is brown, not green? It's all about the chemical compounds.