Long Beach Port, June 25, 2016

deforestation Blog Posts

Geospatial technology helps in the fight against environmental crimes in Brazil

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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 country’s Federal Police, with challenges around effective response to environmental crimes and […]

Planet’s High-Resolution Satellite Monitoring Helps NICFI General Partners Reduce and Reverse Tropical Forest Loss

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Since October 2020, when Norway’s International Climate & Forests Initiative (NICFI) launched its Satellite Data Program with an international contract awarded to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) with partners Planet and Airbus, the global community has had a tremendous resource available in the fight against tropical deforestation: High-resolution satellite monitoring.  The NICFI Satellite […]

Protecting Indigenous Populations and Ancestral Land with Planet Data

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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 biodiversity loss is affecting indigenous populations living in the forest, and in […]

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

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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 […]

Planet Joins the NASA-RFF VALUABLES Consortium

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Planet is thrilled to announce that we are now a partner with the NASA-Resources for the Future (RFF) Consortium for the Valuation of Applications Benefits Linked with Earth Science (VALUABLES). This program is a cooperative agreement between RFF, a longstanding leader in economic analysis and policy innovation for managing environmental and natural […]

Planet, KSAT and Airbus Awarded First-Ever Global Contract to Combat Deforestation

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Norway’s Ministry of Climate and Environment today awarded an international contract to Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), who, together with Planet and Airbus, will provide universal access to high-resolution satellite monitoring of the tropics in order to support efforts to stop deforestation and save the world’s tropical forests. Through this program, the coalition […]

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