Posts tagged with urban ecology

  1. What your local magpie can teach you about communicating

      Photo by Sanderson on https://www.flickr.com What’s in a tune? For magpies, there is a lot to sing about! These Australian icons are highly social and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/10/03/what-your-local-magpie-can-teach-you-about-communicating

  2. The Melbourne parents taking family vlogging to new heights

    A Peregrine Falcon (Credit: Instituto Últimos Refúgios, via Wikimedia Commons) Nestled in the gutter of a 34-story skyscraper in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, a pair …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/10/02/the-melbourne-parents-taking-family-vlogging-to-new-heights

  3. Combatting climate change and urbanisation, one plant at a time

    Earlier this week I was introduced to a new, profoundly sad and presently poignant word – solastalgia. It refers to the feeling of psychological or existential …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/09/27/combatting-climate-change-and-urbanisation-one-plant-at-a-time

  4. The noise we make is not music to animals’ ears

    Those of us living in cities are used to the sounds of urban living: traffic, construction, airplanes, your neighbour mowing her lawn. Sure, sometimes we find …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/19/the-noise-we-make-is-not-music-to-animals-ears