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Planet Names Top Three Finalists of the 2021 Copernicus Masters’ “See Change, Change the World” Challenge

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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 European Green Deal. The three finalists and their proposed solutions demonstrate the […]

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 […]

Planet Appoints Andrew Zolli As Chief Impact Officer As It Accelerates Investment In Sustainability

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I’m proud to announce that Planet has appointed Andrew Zolli as Planet’s new Chief Impact Officer.  Planet’s purpose is to use space to help life on Earth. Our data, platforms, and services are powerful tools for addressing critical planetary challenges including climate change, sustainable development, human rights, and humanitarian emergencies. For the […]

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 […]

Powered by Planet Data, The Allen Coral Atlas Completes Its Mission to Comprehensively Map All of the World’s Coral Reefs from Space

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Today marks a major milestone for global ocean science, management and biodiversity conservation. Utilizing more than two million Planet images, ground data collected from around the world, and advanced machine learning techniques, our partners at the Allen Coral Atlas, housed at Arizona State University, have now completed the first-ever, high-resolution spatial and […]

How the Climate Conversation Changed in 2021

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This is the most important year for climate action since the Paris Climate Agreement was passed in 2015. National governments are strengthening their national climate action plans; companies, cities and communities are setting more ambitious targets; global financial markets are beginning to demand significant decarbonization; and the world is gearing up for […]

Planet Delivers Strong First Quarter of 2021, Continues to Scale

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Planet is off to a strong start to 2021. We closed another stellar quarter, ending April 30th (our fiscal first quarter), in which we built on the momentum of last year, continued to grow our customer base, hit key milestones, strengthened our global team, and deployed impactful technologies. We’re excited as our […]

Planet Joins New Coalition to Decarbonize Europe’s Food System

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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 chain will come together to decarbonize the European food system, while maximizing […]

NASA Researchers Use Planet Data to Study the Effects of Climate Change on our Cryosphere

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Through an agreement with NASA and their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program, access to Planet imagery is available to all NASA-funded researchers. Taking advantage of the high cadence of PlanetScope and the high resolution of SkySat, these researchers have utilized Planet imagery to understand dynamic processes on Earth. The cryosphere—frozen areas […]