When good animals make bad decisions
Human impact on the environment is tricking animals into ecological traps, where attractive habitats hide a big risk as University of Melbourne research finds.
Will giving the Himalayas the same rights as people protect their future?
As the Himalayas are granted the same legal rights as a person, the University of Melbourne looks at what that means for the protection of the environment.
Global warming’s companion crisis
Environmental physicist Mark Sutton on how our fast-growing 'nitrogen footprint' from agriculture and industry is threatening our health.
How are birds faring in our cities?
We chat with two PhD researchers about their work on the impact of city lights on birds, and learning from our digestive systems to build better detergents.
President Trump: What it means for the world’s economies
Donald Trump's economic policies could have huge impact on the world – but exactly what that impact will be remains unclear.
Frogs and the City
Cities can be more than concrete and glass – they can be places that provide space for native animals and plants to thrive, says Dr Kirsten Parris.
Hope and grief for our environmental future
Head of the School of Geography, Professor Lesley Head talks about taking a new direction in the fight about climate change
Climate change action unleashes global innovation
Climate change action makes economic sense. Effective government policies are necessary to motivate business and investors globally.
Building a society that thrives, not just survives
We need to move beyond the concept of sustainability in relation to the built environment, and think about ways our society can not only survive, but thrive.
Listening to the voices of things
Making an imaginative leap through art in order to listen to 'things' could be the key to a new politics to deal with the big problems like climate change.