How you can help scientists monitor our beaches
A new project called CoastSnap calls on citizen-scientists to help University of Melbourne researchers monitor our beaches as they change.
Canada’s first climate change election
Canada's left-leaning parties made big promises on climate change during the election; a University of Melbourne expert says this may lead to real change.
Getting revegetation right with genetics
Revegetation programs need to include plants with a varied genetic background for long-term success, finds new research including the University of Melbourne.
Mimicking nature’s own plastic
Amino acid polypeptides are nature's own plastic and University of Melbourne researchers are aiming to chemically mimic nature to make fully compostable plastic
Facing our environmental crisis head on
Overconsumption is the single biggest driver behind our environmental crises, and plastic maybe the rallying call we need, says a University of Melbourne expert
The cost of climate (in)action
Will any major parties' climate policies help Australia meet its Paris commitments, and what is the cost of inaction? A University of Melbourne expert explains.
What does climate mean for wine?
University of Melbourne research shows how we can produce the best wine by combining climate predictions and vineyard records to predict for the next vintage.
The opportunities and risks of decarbonising our transport
Australia is slow in cutting vehicle emissions; a University of Melbourne expert says treating fuel and electricity as a single pool of energy is a good start.
Post-capitalism: Life within environmental limits
University of Melbourne experts say capitalism’s limitless growth on a finite planet could end soon. But the key to sustainable change comes at the grassroots.
Black Saturday: Bushfire planning as our population grows
Bushfire planning around Australia's expanding urban environments is crucial for our increasing bushfire risk, according to a University of Melbourne expert.