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forests Blog Posts

How Upstream Tech’s Lens Platform and Planet Imagery Help One Tree Planted Visualize The Future of Global Reforestation

Stories

If a tree grows in the forest, but nobody’s there to see it, does it justify widespread reforestation investments? That’s the conundrum One Tree Planted faced as its operations have rapidly expanded in the last few years. The organization helps local communities plant trees to restore habitat for biodiversity,  promote cleaner air, […]

NICFI Satellite Data Program Partners and Users Continue to Deliver Conservation & Climate Solutions and Impacts

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Introduction It’s been an exciting few months for the NICFI Satellite Data Program, which provides comprehensive access to Planet’s high-resolution satellite monitoring to help reduce and reverse tropical forest loss. We are pleased that Norway’s International Climate & Forests Initiative has extended the program for a fourth year, until September 2024. Through […]

Planet Accelerates Deployment of Forest Carbon Monitoring System

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By: Robbie Schingler and Tara O’Shea Planet’s founding mission is to use space to help life on Earth, and we’re excited to advance that goal by announcing our acquisition of Salo Sciences! Salo is a climate technology company that builds cutting-edge forest monitoring systems to measure Earth’s constantly changing ecosystems using artificial […]

PlanetScope and Planet Basemaps Utilized for Carbon Credits Monitoring in Indonesian Tropical Forest

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Tropical forests are large and complex ecosystems that are a vital part of the solution to addressing the effects of climate change. Fortunately, organizations around the world are using Planet data to help protect these forests, including mission-based company Permian Global. Starting in 2007, Permian Global has worked to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide […]

UNFAO and Planet SEPAL Collaboration Drives Conservation Solutions Across Tropics

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In September 2019, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) partnered with Planet to provide high spatial and temporal resolution satellite imagery to support the national forest monitoring systems of eight tropical forested countries: Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ghana, Indonesia, Mexico and Mozambique. Just […]

Pachama and Planet Partner to Protect and Restore Forests Globally

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Pachama, a Silicon Valley carbon credit marketplace, is announcing a partnership with Planet, the leading provider of global, near-daily satellite imagery data, to validate and monitor forest conservation and reforestation carbon projects around the world. The new partnership will result in the monitoring of forests across North and South America, and will […]