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  1. 7 December 2022 - Science Matters

    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.

  2. 30 November 2022 - Science Matters

    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

  3. 14 November 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 1 November 2022 - Science Matters

    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

  5. 9 August 2022 - Design

    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.

  6. 29 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 10 March 2022 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  8. 3 December 2021 - Design

    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

  9. 28 October 2021 - Science Matters

    The future of our cities is Indigenous

    Australia’s unceded cities are part of Country – if we care for them they will care for us as we face the climate challenge, says University of Melbourne expert

  10. 10 August 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    We need to stop flushing opportunity down the toilet

    A new technology that converts human urine into fertiliser onsite could enable a sustainable expansion of urban farming says a University of Melbourne expert.