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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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,…CONTINUE READING
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…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
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING
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 […]CONTINUE READING