In a paper released last week in Science, researchers shared how they used Planet satellite data, combined with eye witness accounts, video on the ground, and other remote sensing datasets, to determine the cause of the massive debris flow that…...
Monitoring the pulse of our planet with daily news and imagery, stories, and tech updates.
Both public and private entities increasingly view carbon farming as a way to achieve carbon neutrality. On the private side, a number of agriculture related and food value chain companies are investing in new models that integrate and commit to…CONTINUE READING
Planet would like to congratulate Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing, and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News for winning a Pulitzer Prize for their series documenting China’s mass internment of Muslims in Xinjiang Province. Over the course of the investigation, BuzzFeed News…CONTINUE READING
As the world continues to recover from a historic pandemic, there is a growing awareness in government and industry that new, innovative solutions are needed to protect natural resources and create more effective policy for economic growth. Transparency and reliable…CONTINUE READING
We’re thrilled to announce that Planet has signed a new, three-year, non-exclusive contract with Farmers Edge, a valued customer since 2017. Through this partnership, Farmers Edge will process Planet’s satellite data with its proprietary algorithms, integrate it into other field-centric datasets, then distribute to thousands of customers and partners in the agriculture […]CONTINUE READING
For the fourth year in a row, Planet is partnering with the Copernicus Masters competition in search of innovative start-up ideas with a focus on the environment and climate change. The Copernicus Masters ”See Change, Change the World” challenge is now open for submissions and everyone can apply with their ideas for […]CONTINUE READING
After a challenging year, Planet is looking ahead to bring together our global community. Today, we’re excited to announce that Planet Explore 2021 will be held virtually on October 12-13. Like years past, Explore is free to attend, and you can register today! At last year’s Explore 2020, we welcomed more than […]CONTINUE READING
The Atlantic hurricane season is here and like year’s past, it’s projected to be difficult. Last year was the busiest season on record, with a record 30 named storms with 12 making landfall. The 2020 season was so busy in fact, that the U.S. National Hurricane Center used up its entire list […]CONTINUE READING
The agriculture sector is continuously evolving and transforming to support the growing population. Advances in technology, including the adoption of satellite data, robotics, and drones have rapidly expanded the scale and speed of production leading to yet another agriculture revolution, at the heart of which lies data and artificial intelligence (AI). Planet has partnered […]CONTINUE READING