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  1. 9 July 2017 - Science Matters

    Re-diversifying our waterways, a garden stake at a time

    University of Melbourne researchers are showing that by simply planting wooden garden stakes into rivers they can restore the environment and bring back animals

  2. 28 June 2017 - Science Matters

    The common insecticide poisoning our rivers and wetlands

    University of Melbourne research has found a toxic common insecticide, bifenthrin, polluting some of our waterways and wetlands - but where is it coming from?

  3. 27 March 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Losing respect for our food

    With increasing populations worldwide, greater demand for meat and an array of environmental issues, agriculture is facing a perfect storm of challenges.

  4. 24 March 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Taking the sludge out of wastewater

    Finding better ways to separate liquids from solids when treating wastewater means the costs of sanitation can be reduced, making it globally available.

  5. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Food that does not waste water

    Automated watering systems and in-ground sensors are helping farmers produce more crops by using less water, sometimes by half.

  6. 29 October 2016 - Animals, Food & You

    Digital Vineyards

    Drones will one day help Australian farms think for themselves: living, breathing self-sufficient pieces of land.

  7. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Turning any water into drinking water

    A portable treatment plant the size of a shipping container could offer hope to communities without access to clean water.

  8. 22 March 2016 - Science Matters

    The Drain Scene Investigators

    Melbourne water researchers have turned detectives to track down the source of pollution in our waterways.

  9. 21 March 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    The rivers run ... but less than we thought

    Rain run-off going into rivers during dry conditions in southeastern Australia is less than models are predicting, presenting problem for drought risk planners.

  10. 11 November 2015 - Under the Microscope

    Anything but a drip: Working on the worldwide water crisis

    Professor Peter Scales on Australia's water resilience and new technologies to improve global water efficiencies.