We are currently using our natural systems at an unsustainable rate, as custodians of our Earth, we strive to leave our planet better than how we inherited it. To do this we need to understand how the natural environment and social systems interact. Sustainability science addresses the challenge of how to meet the needs of present and future generations while reducing poverty and conserving our environment.
Environmental Microbiology Research Intitiative
How environmental microorganisms influence ecosystem and human health, change the chemistry of the planet, respond to impacts of industrial contamination and climate change, and new biotechnologies.
Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute
The Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute highlights and promotes sustainability research that connects and brings together researchers from different sustainability disciplines to develop and advance beneficial solutions in contemporary society.