We can do more to restore our freshwater ecosystems
University of Melbourne research finds stronger community participation and management of Australia’s waterways are crucial for meeting the UN’s ecosystem goals
The burning of Australia’s nature
A new book examines the biodiversity loss from Australia’s Black Summer wildfires and what lessons our country must learn, say University of Melbourne experts.
Captive breeding to prevent extinction
New University of Melbourne research into the embryo health of captive bred Southern Corroboree frogs may help their survival and guide conservation efforts.
More fires as our air gets thirstier
We face an increased forest fire risk –for at least an extra 30 days per year– without urgent climate action finds new University of Melbourne-led research
The environmental impact of healthcare
Improving human health can result in environmental degradation, but the healthcare sector can help address climate change says a University of Melbourne expert
The fiery curse of conservation
Land-use has driven catastrophic bushfires in Australia. University of Melbourne research says it’s time Aboriginal knowledge owners led their Country to health
Clear skies and longer lives
COVID-19 pandemic restrictions provided a natural experiment in the relationship between transport and air pollution, say University of Melbourne experts.
No butts about stopping tobacco damaging the environment
Another victim of the tobacco industry is the environment – we need to make the industry accountable for the damage, says University of Melbourne expert
Australians more concerned about climate change than COVID-19
University of Melbourne research finds the top concern for most Australians is the environment and the impact of climate change, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local climate action blocked by foreign relations laws
Foreign relations laws are hindering efforts Australian state and local governments are making for global climate targets, says a University of Melbourne expert