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
The limits of modelling: Knowing we don’t know
Modelling the impact on groundwater of mine developments is critical but a University of Melbourne expert warns that we need to understand the limits of models
Will water ever be worth more than oil?
As Cape Town runs dry, could water ever become more valuable than oil? University of Melbourne experts discuss the possibility of water demand exceeding supply.
Repairing the Murray-Darling Basin
After years of degradation to the Murray-Darling Basin - University of Melbourne researchers are seeing positive results from limiting and returning river water
Avoiding Day Zero in Australia
University of Melbourne researchers have created a model for managing Australian cities' water supplies in order to prevent a repeat of Cape Town's water crisis
How to prevent cities from drying up
The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is a warning to the world, but University of Melbourne experts explain how it doesn't have to be this way.
Keeping the water running in Timor Leste
Water tanks benefit communities in Timor Leste, but a University of Melbourne expert argues NGOs need to consider what happens after they leave.
We visit Newells Paddock in Melbourne's inner west where delegates from the Ecocity 2017 World Summit are planting shrubs to rehabilitate the industrial site.
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?
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.