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All Eyes on Marine Plastic From Orbit

New research combining Planet’s high cadence satellite imagery and other innovative technologies has successfully found the sources and pathways of plastic pollution in the Caribbean Sea. The study by Kikaki et al. (2020) not only shows how satellite remote sensing…...


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That’s A Wrap on Explore2020!

Thank you to our community of users, partners, and influencers that joined us for our second-annual user conference, Planet Explore 2020. We were thrilled to have over 3,000 attendees join us virtually for three days of thought-provoking content.  At Explore…

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Elevate Your Business with the Powered By Planet Program

Today we’re announcing our newest partner program, Powered By Planet, which allows partners to design scalable business applications and platforms powered by Planet data--elevating their business to the next level. With the program, organizations like technology companies and independent software…

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Technology

California Forest Observatory Sets New Standard for Mapping Forests and Wildfire

The California Forest Observatory (CFO) is a new data-driven forest monitoring system designed to dynamically map forest structure and vegetation fuel loads at the individual tree level. This wall-to-wall, statewide data will set a new standard for how we research,…

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Rapid Response to Ripple Effects of COVID-19: Food Security in Togo

The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on not only human health, but also economic impacts around the world due to the severe disruption of our daily lives. Individuals in regions where smallholder farms comprise most of the agricultural production sector, such as many sub-Saharan African countries, are at greater risk of […]

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Day 2 of Planet Explore Showcases Customers and Big Ideas

The excitement continued throughout the second day of our annual user conference, Planet Explore 2020. There was no shortage of great content from Planet and our community of users, partners, and influencers. Here are a few highlights.  Planet co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Robbie Schingler, took the stage to discuss three major […]

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The Jane Goodall Institute and Planet Partner to Monitor, Predict and Diminish Risks of Emerging Infectious Disease

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) and Planet today announced a new partnership to apply satellite data, field observations and advanced analytics to help model, understand, and reduce the risks of emerging “zoonotic” illnesses, which are spread between wildlife and humans. The collaboration is rooted in a One Health framework – described by the […]

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Planet Announces Powerful New Products at Planet Explore 2020

Today marked the start of our second annual conference and we were thrilled to virtually host almost 6,000 attendees from over 140 countries, representing 16 verticals and markets.  Planet CEO and co-founder Will Marshall kicked off the day by recapping highlights and announcements since last year’s conference, including beating our aggressive business […]

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Planet Names Top Three Finalists Of The Copernicus Masters Planet Daily Change Challenge

Following a multi-phase evaluation this past summer, Planet is pleased to announce the top three finalists of our Copernicus Masters Planet Daily Change Challenge. The Copernicus Masters competition awards prizes to developers who leverage Earth observation data to solve important problems for business and society.  The three finalists and their proposed solutions demonstrate the […]

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