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Andrew Zolli

Andrew Zolli is the VP of Global Impact Initiatives at Planet.

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

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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 […]

Introducing the Planet Explore 2020 Sustainability Summit

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The Planet Sustainability Summit will be convening on October 15th as part of the Explore 2020 conference. In a period of planetary crises and transformational change, the world needs to create pathways to more sustainable futures as never before. Meeting the challenge of climate change, reversing the loss of nature and fulfilling […]

Using Space to Help with the Mauritius Oil Spill

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On July 25, 2020, the Japanese-owned bulk carrier MV Wakashio ran aground on a coral reef off the coast of Mauritius, spilling at least 1,000 tons of oil and endangering some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and lagoons. Twenty-three days later, the spill continues to threaten the reefs, human well-being […]

Advancing Sustainable Development with Planet, Part Two

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Planet’s tools and technologies are powering a new generation of sustainable development and climate solutions. In Advancing Sustainable Development with Planet, Part One, we cover our work with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Here, we explore how our work enables corporate sustainability and sustainable finance. Learn more about how Planet can help […]

Advancing Sustainable Development with Planet, Part One

Stories

Planet’s tools and technologies are powering a new generation of sustainable development and climate solutions. This blog covers our work with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Advancing Sustainable Development with Planet, Part Two explores how our work enables corporate sustainability and sustainable finance. Learn more about how Planet can help advance your […]

How Satellite Data Can Help with COVID-19 and Beyond

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In a world turned upside-down by the global COVID-19 pandemic, we at Planet are regularly asked how daily satellite monitoring of the Earth might be helpful. We’d like to share some perspective with you about the role satellite imagery and analytics can play in responding to disease outbreaks in general, and to […]

Planet Satellites Bolster FAO’s Geospatial Toolkit

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Putting the world’s eyes in the skies to work to improve human lives and combat climate change is now easier thanks to an overhaul of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s innovative geospatial monitoring system. A new version of SEPAL – System for Earth Observation Data Access, Processing and Analysis for Land Monitoring […]

Planet Powers a New Chapter in Global Coral Conservation with the Launch of Allen Coral Atlas

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In June, we announced a groundbreaking partnership with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies and a consortium of renowned coral conservation and remote-sensing scientists from the Carnegie Institution for Science, University of Queensland, and the University of Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology to map the entirety of the world’s shallow-water coral reefs in unprecedented […]

Planet Becomes First Private-Sector Data Provider to Directly Support the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters

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From Hurricane Maria to massive floods in India, the increasing occurrence and intensity of natural disasters around the globe has created a need for greater coordination between the private and public sectors to improve disaster preparedness and emergency management. Planet supports these efforts, and is happy to share that we have become […]

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