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  • Blog Post: A Look Inside: Microsoft’s Impact on Biodiversity through Offset Investments

    Last fall we shared details of our carbon offset strategy here on the Microsoft Green Blog , giving you some insight into the programs and projects underway as a direct result of our internal carbon fee and Microsoft’s commitment to carbon neutrality. As we noted then, we’ve chosen to invest...
  • Blog Post: The Role of Carbon Offsets in Forest Conservation

    The following blog post comes from our colleague TJ DiCaprio , who will be participating later today in the Commonwealth Club event titled ‘ Forest Wars,’ and who published the article below over on Greenbiz.com . This evening I’m participating in a discussion at San Francisco’s...
  • Blog Post: Pragmatic Conservation: Protecting Two-Thirds of Plant Species With 17% of Earth’s Land

    Today Microsoft Research, in partnership with researchers from Duke University and North Carolina State University, announced findings that will help determine how to conserve the greatest number of plant species possible by protecting small landmasses. The results of the study affirmed the possibility...
  • Blog Post: Fighting Wildfires with Data in Greece

    As anyone who has been through an earthquake or a hurricane can tell you, natural disasters can cause significant destruction. That’s one reason why improvements in predictive technologies, which can be used to improve forecasts of weather and other natural events, have promised to dramatically...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Research Tackles Ecosystem Modeling

    What if there was a giant computer model that could dramatically enhance our understanding of the environment and lead to policy decisions that better support conservation and biodiversity? A team of researchers at Microsoft Research are building just such a model that one day may eventually do just...
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