Sustainability news, events and resources

Check out the latest sustainability-related news and events at Massey University and sustainability resources.

News

Farm nutrient and water management in the spotlight
Nutrient and water management for sustainable farming will be highlighted when New Zealand and international specialists meet next week at Massey...
Revolutionary nitrate sensor being tested in Manawatū
A nitrate sensor has been installed in the Manawatū River to give Massey University and Horizons Regional Council scientists a more detailed...
Plastic waste targeted by environmental forum
Environmentally minded researchers at Massey University are teaming up with leading waste management entrepreneurs to help reduce the amount of...
Big, dry bats more likely to survive fatal fungus
Bats' body type and the environmental conditions they hibernate in may explain species differences in bat mortality from deadly fungus, according to...
Crystal frameworks hold potential to deter pollution
Chemists at Massey University have created a hybrid crystal framework, which has the potential for applications in vehicle fuel storage, carbon...
Environmental science students win best presentations
Three Massey University students won prizes at the New Zealand Hydrological Society annual conference earlier this month.
Opinion: Nurturing nature pivotal to climate change response
The Paris climate change talks bring to the fore the connectedness of the world we now live in. Climate change is an upfront example of what happens...
Sensor detects toxins leaching from plastic
Engineers from Massey University have developed a highly sensitive device able to detect synthetic compounds that leach from plastic food packaging...
‘Cabinets of curiosity’ hold differing insect views
Combine a fascination with the natural world and a passion for art and culture and you get Liz Grant's (Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Huri) unique...
New thinking for climate change impact on coasts
Irrespective of the success or otherwise of the Paris climate change conference, New Zealand needs to grapple with adapting to a changing climate,...

Sustainability events

The following are upcoming sustainability-related events at Massey. If nothing is displayed there are no upcoming events.

Sustainability resources

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability

Massey University is a member of Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS). In addition to the publically available information from their website www.acts.asn.au all Massey staff have access to the member only area by registering on the website using their Massey email address. Webinars hosted by ACTS are available for Massey staff to join.

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