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  1. 25 October 2019 - Humanities

    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.

  2. 21 October 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. 3 July 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  4. 23 May 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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

  5. 13 May 2019 - Science Matters

    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.

  6. 10 May 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  7. 9 May 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    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.

  8. 21 February 2019 - Design

    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.

  9. 5 February 2019 - Design

    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.

  10. 24 January 2019 - Science Matters

    It’s time the Nullarbor Caves had World Heritage status

    Australia's precious Nullarbor caves are a 'time machine' back millions of years and deserve World Heritage status says University of Melbourne expert.