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Testing
Google and CSIRO use AI to help protect the Great Barrier Reef
Google has partnered with CSIRO in Australia to implement AI solutions that help protect the Great Barrier Reef.
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Sustainability
Commvault joins Business Avengers for sustainable development
Commvault has officially joined the Business Avengers coalition, which brings together 17 companies focused on contributing to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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Network Infrastructure
Aruba and Taronga Zoo partnership to transform visitor experiences
The partnership will deliver networking solutions to two of Taronga’s sites, enabling a range of onsite features including wireless connectivity and location-based services to transform the visitor experience.
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Sustainability
New app launches to protect our oceans
The app has been designed to spread the message of ocean conservation by enabling people to share both positive ocean experiences and thoughts of concern about the state of the world's oceans.
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Bluetooth
Bluetooth-enabled traps could spell the end for NZ's pests
A Wellington conservation tech company has come up with a way of using Bluetooth to help capture pests like rats and stoats.
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Drones
PhD student's wildlife-monitoring drone wins award
“You see a lot in the media about the threats facing yellow-eyed penguins in New Zealand, but those reports are mainly based on penguins from the mainland."
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Drones
Heat-seeking drones can save the dolphins
One study has demonstrated how modern tech can be used to reduce the costs and environmental impact of conservation efforts.
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Drones
Conservation innovation winner DroneCounts takes wildlife tracking to the next level
DroneCounts can GPS track and map the location of tagged endangered species and wildlife poachers.
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Innovation
WWF calls on innovators to step up for NZ conservation competition
“We’re really keen to hear about any ideas, gadgets, tools or innovative projects that tackle conservation obstacles."
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Massey University
Fresh approach to learning about our waterways
Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) has launched a new website so everyone can learn more about their local waterways.
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Gaming
Kakapo makes Small Worlds debut
Small Worlds players can purchase a Sirocco item which transforms their avatar into a walking, albeit slightly odd-looking Kakapo.