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NASA Harvest Blog Posts

NASA Harvest: Larger wheat harvest in Ukraine than expected

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Analysts at NASA Harvest have been tracking the impact to agriculture in Ukraine since the outbreak of the Russo-Ukrainian war, and their latest study (re-posted in full from NASA Earth Observatory below) shows that farmers have harvested 26.8 million tons of wheat in 2022 – several million tons higher than expected in […]

NASA Harvest tracks frontline agriculture patterns with Planet’s satellite data

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In the midst of the Russo-Ukrainian war, more cropland than was initially expected has been both harvested and planted along both the Russian-occupied and Ukrainian-held territories, according to NASA Harvest research.  Leveraging Planet’s satellite image datasets, NASA Harvest has been monitoring potential threats to global food security caused by the Russo-Ukrainian War. […]

Measuring War’s Effect on a Global Breadbasket

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Earth observation data can serve as a powerful tool for increasing peace and security because of the enhanced situational awareness it provides. That is why Planet provides imagery to the media, think tanks, and researchers like NASA Harvest, NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program, run out of the University of Maryland (UMD), […]

Planet Customers Share How Our Satellite Data Enables Global Transparency and Sustainability at Explore 2021

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During the second day of Explore 2021, our customers shared how they are enabling global transparency and supporting critical sustainability research. Our science track demonstrated the robust research applications for Planet’s datasets, highlighting key findings in climate change and carbon farming initiatives. We also heard from Norway’s International Forest and Climate Initiative […]

Rapid Response to Ripple Effects of COVID-19: Food Security in Togo

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on not only human health, but also economic impacts around the world due to the severe disruption of our daily lives. Individuals in regions where smallholder farms comprise most of the agricultural production sector, such as many sub-Saharan African countries, are at greater risk of […]

NASA Harvest Event Encourages Collaboration for a Sustainable Future

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Leading agriculture companies recognize that the current status quo is not enough when it comes to addressing sustainability and climate change. Historically, there hasn’t been a clear consensus on how to tackle the issues or make measurable progress while increasing productivity to feed 10 billion by 2050. But progress is on the […]

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