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Geospatial technology helps in the fight against environmental crimes in Brazil

Download the comprehensive case study here. Click here to read this blog in Portuguese; and here to read it in Spanish The size and complexity of the Brazilian territory, especially in the Amazon region, has historically plagued institutions, like the…...


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Seeing African Restoration from Space: Planet and Justdiggit Enable Nature-based Solutions to Regreen the Land

Planet Images and Graphics by: Max Borrmann and Rob Simmon with support from Owen Troy, Steve Levay, and Mendy Van Der Vliet. As our satellites pass over regions of Kenya and Tanzania, they are capturing a tremendous transformation happening on…

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News

Planet Announces Board Expansion with Addition of Kristen Robinson

We are thrilled to announced that Kristen Robinson will be joining Planet’s Board of Directors. Robinson brings 30 years of experience in human resources, finance and marketing at software and technology companies.  Voted in at Planet’s Annual General Meeting on…

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Technology

Introducing Planetary Variables: Soil Water Content, Land Surface Temperature, and Vegetation Biomass

Near the end of last year, Planet acquired VanderSat, the company Richard de Jeu founded in 2015, and which I have been a part of from the very beginning. The company started with the aim of simplifying highly advanced satellite…

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stories

Planet Satellites Help SynMax Usher In a New Transparent Energy Economy

“Over the next 20 years, the world will move from a hydrocarbon-based economy into a clean energy-based economy. Those 20 years are going to be very messy if we don’t have the right information to ramp one down while ramping the other one up.” – Eric Anderson, Chief Technology Officer, SynMax Energy […]

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stories

How a satellite-robot-AI trio is helping to improve vineyards one grape leaf at a time

While consumers worry about the taste of corked wine, growers fret over disease. It’s the most limiting factor to wine production, managing it is expensive, and climate change is making it worse. But technology is driving the next agricultural revolution. And a group of growers and researchers are harnessing new tech’s power […]

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Moving from awareness to action with the Nonprofit Program

Here’s what happens when we put satellite data into the hands of nonprofits Similar to Planet, nonprofit organizations and NGOs are mission-driven, high impact organizations that aim to promote the common good. However, due to extremely tight budgets supported primarily through donations and funding from philanthropic and government organizations, nonprofits often rely […]

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The Launch of Planet University and Planet Community

As Planet continues to grow and support an increasing number of customers and partners, it is our desire to provide enablement resources and opportunities at scale to help them succeed. In order to best serve and support our users, we are excited to launch our new customer enablement platforms: Planet University and […]

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NASA Extends Contract with Planet Federal Granting Access to Planet Data to over 300,000 Scientists

We are thrilled to share that NASA exercised an option to extend its contract with Planet under the Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program through September 2023. Planet has been providing data to NASA scientists and federal civilian agency funded researchers under this program since 2018 and we look forward to continuing […]

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