COVID-19 drop in pollution to be short-lived
COVID-19’s hit to the global economy is reducing air pollution but the recovery could worsen the environment and emissions, warns University of Melbourne expert
Melbournians can try some of the world's dirtiest air at art installation, Pollution Pods; a University of Melbourne expert compares Australia's air pollution.
Childcare centres and car exhaust: A dangerous mix
Many Melbourne childcares centres are built close to busy roads, putting children near dangerous vehicle exhaust, University of Melbourne researchers find.
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
Why the plastic bag backflip is a bad idea
Coles supermarket has reversed its ban on plastic bags: University of Melbourne experts explore the impact and what it means for Coles.
What you need to know about nitrogen pollution
A new measurement from University of Melbourne researchers could more accurately identify places at risk of damaging levels of nitrogen pollution.
Taking steps to cut your nitrogen footprint
New research from University of Melbourne experts has calculated the 'nitrogen footprint' of the University - and come up with the best ways to reduce it.
Are Australia’s roads giving you asthma?
New University of Melbourne research finds that living near a major road in middle age raises your risk of asthma by about 50% compared with those further away.
Saving stormwater with a veggie raingarden
Using stormwater to create a veggie raingarden at home can also help reduce pollution in our waterways, according to University of Melbourne research.