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.
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.
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.
Drones will one day help Australian farms think for themselves: living, breathing self-sufficient pieces of land.
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.
The Drain Scene Investigators
Melbourne water researchers have turned detectives to track down the source of pollution in our waterways.
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.
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.
New technologies to quench a thirsty world
With the world facing global water shortages, new technologies are helping farmers and others use this precious resource more efficiently.