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  1. 28 June 2021 - Design

    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

  2. 30 March 2021 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. 24 September 2019 - Science Matters

    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

  4. 20 November 2017 - Design

    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.

  5. 8 May 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 18 May 2016 - Science Matters

    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.

  7. 11 December 2015 - Science Matters

    What is tree bark?

    Ever wondered why bark is brown, not green? It's all about the chemical compounds.