Nurturing nature in schools for enhanced learning
Engagement with nature can help enhance attention and memory in school children, processes critical for learning finds new University of Melbourne research.
Liveable Melbourne a blessing amid weary lockdowns
Melburnians are weary of COVID-19 lockdowns, but they can be grateful for, and protective of their highly liveable city says University of Melbourne researcher
Five green ways to help keep your cool this summer
Greener cities can help us beat the heat this summer –researchers, including some from the University of Melbourne, have these five plant-based tips to help.
One million urban trees
Trees are critical for urban sustainability and liveability, but so is planting the right things in the right places, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Protecting our thirsty urban trees from more harsh summers
Urban forests keep our cities cool and healthy, but University of Melbourne research finds as temperatures go up, we're going to have to be wiser with our water
Making megacities healthy for humans
Urban ecology, a mix of geography, ecology, landscape architecture and urban planning, can provide a greener alternative to the concrete jungles of the future.