Online talks

Join scientists and other experts to dive into their knowledge and passion for our environment, conservation and adaptation.

What message can we read in the Australian Climate Stripes?

Recorded June 2021

Dr Linden Ashcroft is a lecturer, climate scientist and science communicator at the University of Melbourne. She reflects on the meaning of Australia's Climate Stripes and how climate change makes her feel as a new parent.

The Cosy Project

How to save energy, reduce greenhouse gases and stay warm this winter

Recorded Friday 4 June 

Are you finding yourself spending more on your energy bills yet not being as comfortable in your home during winter? In this fun, fact-filled forum, John Knox, energy efficiency consultant, shared many practical hints and easy DIY solutions to get the best bang-for-your-buck from simple draft busting to more substantial improvements.

Frogs, bogs, bushfire – how will Australian frogs survive climate change?

Recorded Thursday 27 May 2021

Dr Jane Melville and Dr Joanna Sumner, Museums Victoria Scientists, discussed what recent research tells us about how frogs are faring in a changing environment.

Platypus and the changing environment - what's needed to help populations thrive in future?

Recorded Thursday 1 April 2021

Dr Richard Marchant and Dr Melody Serena discussed the factors vital to maintain healthy platypus populations, based on over 30 years research in Victoria and NSW.

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