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Data center operators missing out on energy savings - Supermicro report
The survey found that 86% of businesses don’t consider the environmental impact of their facilities to be an important factor for their data centers.
NZ data scientists receive $13m to solve environmental problems
Data scientists at leading New Zealand universities have gained $13 million in government funding for a project that will help to solve critical environment problems facing New Zealand.
Skills Bright Sparks finalists announced
Young Kiwis from all over the country are demonstrating a passion for environmental issues and a passion for keeping the planet safe.
Drones and tech could help save quokka from extinction
“A scat drone has a little probe attached to it for DNA analysis. It can go and look for scat samples around the island, and analyse them in real-time for us."
Aus battery company awarded $3.5M for projects here and Europe
Calix will receive $3 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, plus $0.5 million for CO2 capture from cement production.
Dunedin startups commit to waste minimisation
A group of Dunedin locals with a passion for waste minimisation put their collective heads together last weekend, as part of Startup Dunedin’s inaugural Waste Jam.
New Kiwi app looks to reduce food waste
We all have a part to play in making better choices to reduce our environmental impact and technology can help us with that.”
Farmers looking for data to help change bad habits
It is no secret that agriculture is a massive cause of environmental issues in NZ. Farmers say they are willing to change, if they get the right data.
Apple says it's 'protecting the planet's resources'
Apple says it’s ‘protecting the planet’s resources’ and expanding educational opportunities for workers who assemble Apple products.
Tether: The Kiwi startup fighting back against cold, damp homes
“Mould and mildew are the new asbestos. But unlike asbestos, detecting the presence – or conditions that encourage growth – of mould and mildew is nearly impossible."
Canon Oceania offering $30k for 12th environmental grants programme
Schools and not-for-profits encouraged to apply for up to $30,000 in cash and products to further their environmental causes.
Apple's new carbon-free aluminium set to revolutionise manufacturing
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company’s is committed to advancing technologies that are good for the planet and help protect it for generations to come.
New report shines a light on the reality of sustainability in NZ
The research names the nation’s most sustainable brands with Ecostore, Fairtrade and Tesla topping the list.
Dell launches environmentally sustainable jewellery line
Currently, only 12.5% of e-waste is recycled into other products.
Only 20% of e-waste is recycled - and this needs to change, says United Nations
“E-waste management is an urgent issue in today’s digitally dependent world, where use of electronic devices is ever increasing."
New brand, new name: Aranz Geo says goodbye...
Seequent's chief executive Shaun Maloney says the new brand reflects the company’s evolving purpose and vision for the future.
Internet of Things to reduce impact of mining on the environment
57% of respondents from the mining industry say that the most exciting innovation to come from IoT is environmental monitoring.
Calling all green innovators – Entries for WWF Innovation Awards now open
The search is on for big, bold, game-changing ideas and new solutions to New Zealand’s greatest environmental challenges.
Calling all early-stage Wellington eco-startups: The Low Carbon Challenge is back
Six teams with ideas in the areas of waste, transport, housing, building and energy will be accepted as part of the eight-week programme.
Schools invited to save the environment with digital tech
"Inspiring Tomorrow aims to recognise the organisations that are making a positive impact in our own backyard and help support [them]."