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Monitoring Natural Disasters in the Philippines

More than 20 typhoons take place every year in the Philippines, five of which are typically destructive, taking a toll on not only infrastructure but also human life. The country’s location also makes it vulnerable to other natural disasters including…...


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Self-Guided Learning Opportunities For Mental Health and Wellness Month, May 2021

Through these self-guided learning opportunities, we're hoping to inspire others to raise awareness and take part in sharing information, resources, and support for mental health and wellness month. Join us in these month-long opportunities!  Monday, May 3, 2021 Mental Health…

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Planet Joins New Coalition to Decarbonize Europe’s Food System

To read the release in full, click here. Planet has joined the newly formed European Carbon+ Farming Coalition to accelerate progress toward European Green Deal carbon neutrality goals. Through this partnership, organizations and stakeholders representing every step of the food value…

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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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Carbon Mapper Launches Satellite Program to Pinpoint Methane and CO2 Super Emitters

To read the press release in full, click here. To learn more about this project, visit our Carbon Mapper page.  Carbon Mapper, a new nonprofit organization, and its partners – the State of California, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL), Planet, the University of Arizona, Arizona State University (ASU), High Tide Foundation and […]

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stories

Four Years Down, Many More to Go: Happy Anniversary, Terra Bella!

Four years ago on April 14, 2017, Planet officially acquired Terra Bella from Google and integrated their stellar team and high-resolution SkySat constellation into our team and business. The agreement between Planet and Google was more than just an acquisition, it was a partnership that included a significant investment in Planet by […]

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Taming Wildfires with Vegetation Management

Every year, wildfires consume millions of acres of land around the globe. Such fires triggered by a combination of electrical networks and extreme weather include the 100,277-hectare Lutz Creek fire in British Columbia, “Black Saturday” in Victoria, Australia, and the Camp Fire in California in November 2018, which destroyed over 150,000 acres, […]

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Give your Creativity Some Space With The 2021 Art on Satellites Program

Planet is looking for creative submissions for its space-based exhibit as part of our Art at Planet program. Each year, Planet curates the largest art exhibit in space, selected from dozens of submissions of artwork by famous artists and members of the public alike. Planet laser-etches the selected works onto the side […]

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Start the Growing Season Off Strong with Satellite Data

Plan with Confidence and the Best Field Data Available As the new growing season opens, growers are looking to put the uncertainties of 2020 behind them and start fresh. Digital technologies and the increasing availability of data from the field help provide a fresh perspective on where to focus resources and ensure […]

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