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Planet Names Top Three Finalists of the 2021 Copernicus Masters’ “See Change, Change the World” Challenge

Planet is pleased to announce the top three finalists of our “See Change, Change the World” Challenge as part of the Copernicus Masters competition, which awards prizes to developers who leverage Planet and Copernicus data to address objectives of the…...


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Planet’s Rapid SkySat Data Enables Effective Regional Bushfire Management in Australia

Civil governments around the world are making sustainable strides in local environmental management; and by using satellite-enabled data, they are able to analyze and support preventative management techniques to protect local communities and ecosystems. For example, Forest Fire Management Victoria,…

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Protecting Indigenous Populations and Ancestral Land with Planet Data

An ancestral territory known as “Patrimonio Natural y Cultural Ayoreo Totobiegosode” (PNCAT), located in the Gran Chaco, an area that spans across Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, is currently suffering rapid deforestation at a rate of 250,000 hectares per year. This…

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Technology

Building a new world: infrastructure monitoring for a more sustainable future

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…

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Planet Introduces New High Resolution Pelican Satellites and Fusion with SAR

This morning at our Explore 2021 user conference, we announced two major new products: Pelican, a next-generation fleet of satellites for very high resolution imagery that will begin launching next year and be operational in 2023, and Fusion with SAR, a cutting-edge data enhancement to our existing Fusion Monitoring product.  When fully […]

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $25M to Accelerate Satellite Technologies That Pinpoint Methane Emitters to Turbocharge Fight Against Climate Change

New funding builds on unique partnership to tackle potent methane emissions between Bloomberg Philanthropies, Carbon Mapper, Planet, the State of California, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the University of Arizona, Arizona State University (ASU), High Tide Foundation, and RMI  Investment will monitor, report, and verify collective climate actions in support of the Global […]

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NICFI Satellite Data Program Extended to Include Recipients of the GEO-Microsoft Planetary Computer Grants Program

In an effort to advance scientific research, development, and discovery from the NICFI Satellite Data Program, Planet has teamed up with Microsoft to make high-resolution, tropical forest Basemaps available to select researchers within the Planetary Computer platform. The Group on Earth Observations (GEO), in partnership with Microsoft, today announced a Request for […]

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stories

Planet Works to Accelerate Sustainable Development and Progress on the SDGs

Six years ago today, on September 25, 2015, the United Nations finalized the 2030  Agenda, ratifying the 17 Sustainable Develop Goals, or SDGs which outlined key objectives for a more equitable and sustainable future. The SDGs provide a comprehensive set of criteria that, if met, will ensure global intergenerational well-being for humanity […]

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Planet’s Data Helps Establish Scientific Rigor for SMARTFARM Carbon Monitoring Program

The U.S. Corn Belt produces around 30% of all the corn and soybeans grown globally. These two crops, alongside rice and sorghum, makeup a large portion of biofuel crop yields within the U.S. and provide a low-carbon alternative to traditional fuel sources (coal and oil). Not only does this incredibly productive landscape provide […]

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