In episode 6, Microsoft Unboxed cohosts Sonia and Colleen dive into Microsoft’s initiatives benefiting the environment, climate change and animal conservation. Sonia tells the story of AI for Earth, a program granting cloud computing resources and funds to organizations who are making a difference in four key sustainability areas: agriculture, biodiversity, climate change and water. She also explores the FarmBeats project and how Azure IoT Edge is used to research cow farts and global warming. Colleen discusses WildMe and Wildbook, a program using AI, cloud technology and citizen scientists to fight extinction. Watch this episode of Microsoft Unboxed to discover how technology helps prevent climate change and protect endangered animals.

Microsoft Unboxed is a weekly YouTube series from Microsoft, hosted by Sonia Dara and Colleen O’Brien. We’ll look at Microsoft’s latest technology, and the people and stories behind the tech. Tune in every Thursday at 9AM PT for new episodes.